Benavides case

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Benavides case - AlLEGEDfOMAN ilffllLERIN 1RIBA CO. NOT HIS WIFE...
AlLEGEDfOMAN ilffllLERIN 1RIBA CO. NOT HIS WIFE CHAR«ED WOMAN BEXAYIDE8 KILLED WAS HIS KIECE ASD WIFE IS STILL LIYDiG Santa Fe, Aug. 8— (AP) — Sheriff Mariano Montoya of Bernalillo is .investigating .investigating a story that the woman Wiled by Napoleon Ben Benavides in the mounta ; ns of RurArriba county while they were fleeing from a posse, was his niece instead of his wife, that the two children also killed were children by the niece, and that Benavides Benavides had sold two of his four legitimate legitimate children to a family of Jicar- il!a Indians. Benavides committed suicide. Sheriff Mqntoya said that Eufalia Chsvez De Benavides i now. Hying at Eernalillo who claims to be the divorced divorced wife of Benavides came to him, told the above story and asked h'm to help her find her four children children which were given to Bena r Tides in the divorce decree. Eenavide", fleeing from a charge of killing Malaquis Salazaar and wounding German Salazaar. at Dolce, 'killed a woman and two children who accompanied him, after they had 1 , hid out,in the mountains near Cuba, M., for nearly ,,three .weeks. Mrs. Benavides said the niece was Mir.s Eusima Muniz, and that her two children by Benavides were six mouths and two years old.

Clipped from The Roswell Daily Record08 Aug 1930, FriPage 1

The Roswell Daily Record (Roswell, New Mexico)08 Aug 1930, FriPage 1
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