Morbidology the Podcast – 120: The Griego Murders

Podcast released on: 4th October 2021

In January of 2013, South Valley in New Mexico and the surrounding area was rocked by an extremely brutal mass murder which had taken place inside a secluded family home. The area would be even more horrified when they discovered who had been the perpetrator of the slaughter and in the aftermath, there be intense…


In January of 2013, South Valley in New Mexico and the surrounding area was rocked by an extremely brutal mass murder which had taken place inside a secluded family home. The area would be even more horrified when they discovered who had been the perpetrator of the slaughter and in the aftermath, there be intense media coverage and a massive debate over gun control.

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“Griego speaks in court for the first time”

“Psychologist describes ‘bizarre’ family life of Nehemiah Griego”

“Lawyer seeks higher-quality rehabilitation for Nehemiah Griego”

“esentencing begins for Nehemiah Griego, who murdered parents, siblings”

“Resentencing begins for Nehemiah Griego who murdered parents, 3 siblings”

“Timeline of the Griego Family Murders”

“Testimony reveals why teen says he killed family”

Sources:

Associated Press, 20 January, 2013 – “AP News in Brief”

The Wire, 20 January, 2013 – “Teenager Reportedly Used AR-15 to Kill Five in New Mexico”

Boston Examiner, 20 January, 2013 – “Albuquerque Shooting Victim, Shooter Identified”

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 20 January, 2013 – “New Mexico Teen Planned More Shootings”

Albuquerque Journal, 21 January, 2013 – “Five Dead, Teen Accused in Killing Spree”

Associated Press, 21 January, 2013 – “NM Shooting Victims are Chaplain, Wife, 3 Kids”

The Advertiser, 22 January, 2013 – “15-Year-Old Charged Over Massacre of his Family”

Albuquerque Journal, 22 January, 2013 – “Who is Nehemiah?”

Albuquerque Journal, 22 January, 2013 – “New Chilling Details but Questions Remain”

Associated Press, 22 January, 2013 – “NM Teen Planned More Shootings”

Albuquerque Journal, 23 January, 2013 – “Teenager Contemplated Killings for Some Time”

Albuquerque Journal, 23 January, 2013 – “Our Family is Heartbroken”

Associated Press, 23 January, 2013 – “Service Scheduled for Slain Family”

Associated Press, 24 January, 2013 – “NM Teen Spends Time at Church After Family Slain”

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 24 January, 2013 – “More than 2,000 Honor Slain NM Family”

Albuquerque Journal, 25 January, 2013 – “Bad Rap for Nehemiah”

Albuquerque Journal, 27 January, 2013 – “Kids Who Kill Their Parents”

St. Paul Pioneer Press, 29 January, 2013 – “Family Vows Support for NM Teen Murder Suspect”

Albuquerque Journal, 30 January, 2013 – “Give Him a Second Chance”

Albuquerque Journal, 30 January, 2013 – “About the Victims”

Associated Press, 4 February, 2013 – “NM Teen Indicted in Deaths of Family Members”

Albuquerque Journal, 5 February, 2013 – “Teen Indicted in Family’s Homicides”

Associated Press, 3 May, 2013 – “Autopsy Reports Released”

Associated Press, 15 August, 2013 – “NM Teen in Slaying Family may Plead Insanity”

Albuquerque Journal, 7 March, 2015 – “Suspect in Slaying has Undergone Brain Scan”

Associated Press, 16 October, 2015 – “NM Teen Pleads Guilty to Killing Parents, 3 Younger Siblings”

Associated Press, 11 January, 2016 – “Teen Tells Doctor He Heard Voices Before Killing”

Associated Press, 11 January, 2016 – “Teen Accused of Killing Family Can be Rehabilitated”

Albuquerque Journal, 12 January, 2016 – “Treatment Vs. Jail”

Associated Press, 12 January, 2016 – “Teen Accused of Killing Family Can Be Rehabilitated”

The Columbia Chronicle, 12 January, 2016 – “Hearing Enters Day 2”

The Columbia Chronicle, 13 January, 2016 – “Teachers, State Workers Describe Teen Who Killed Family”

Albuquerque Journal, 15 January, 2016 – “Griego Knew Plot was Bizarre”

Albuquerque Journal, 16 January, 2016 – “Juvenile Killer is Salvageable”

Associated Press, 11 February, 2016 – “Prosecutor Says Teen Planned Family Killing”

Associated Press, 11 February, 2016 – “Judge Mulling Sentence for New Mexico Teen Who Killed Family”

Associated Press, 15 February, 2016 – “Prosecutor to Appeal Ruling”

Albuquerque Journal, 3 March, 2016 – “Nehemiah to go Free at 21”

Albuquerque Journal, 2 May, 2016 – “Protest of Juvenile Killer’s Sentence”

Associated Press, 15 June, 2016 – “State Worker Accused of Sexual Contact with Teen Killer”

Associated Press, 6 October, 2016 – “Harsher Sentence Sought for New Mexico Teen Who Killed 5”

Associated Press, 24 January, 2018 – “Judge Failed to Review Key Factors”

Albuquerque Journal, 25 January, 2018 – “State Moves to Block Release of Young Killer”

Albuquerque Journal, 17 April, 2019 – “Hearing in Nehemiah Griego Case Concludes”

Albuquerque Journal, 9 August, 2019 – “Nehemiah Griego to be Sentenced as Adult”

Albuquerque Journal, 1 November, 2019 – “Nehemiah Griego Receives 3 Life Sentences”

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