Church Rock man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder

Posted at: 02/05/2013 2:04 PM
By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Church Rock man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with a fatal fight in New Mexico.

Prosecutors say 25-year-old Danny Dan Don Brown entered into a plea agreement Tuesday with the U.S. Attorney's Office. Brown and a co-defendant were charged in a man on Dec. 3, 2011.

Authorities say the killing occurred in Church Rock, which is on the Navajo Nation.

Authorities say Brown and the co-defendant repeatedly kicked and punched the victim during an alcohol-fueled fight.

The victim died as a result of his injuries.

Prosecutors say Brown faces between 12 and 15 years in prison when he's sentenced. He remains in custody pending his sentencing hearing, which has yet to be scheduled.

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