Las Cruces woman will serve decades for murder-for-hire plot


LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Cristal Cardenas, 34, will spend 54 years behind bars for a murder-for-hire plot. A Las Cruces jury convicted Cardenas of first-degree murder for the deaths of her ex, Mario Cabral, and his girlfriend at the time, Vanessa Mora.

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