Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

Attorney General Balderas’ Statement Regarding the Passing of BCSO First Responders in Helicopter Crash

For Immediate Release:
July 16, 2022
Contact: Jordan Gutierrez — (505) 270-7628

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas issued the following statement regarding the passing of BCSO first responders in the helicopter crash:

“I am heartbroken to hear of the helicopter crash that tragically took the lives of Bernalillo county first responders who were bravely assisting with the East Mesa fire. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families during this very difficult time.”


Raul Torrez

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