For Immediate Release
Friday, April 21, 2017
Contact: Michael P. Patrick, (505) 908-8591
ALBUQUERQUE - Today, District Judge Brett R. Loveless sentenced Steve Swayne to 12 years for his role in the murder of Cory Coyner. Swayne plead guilty to 2nd degree murder and conspiracy for the 2016 murder in a Northeast Albuquerque apartment complex.
The second co-defendant, William York is set for trial in August.
Michele Freer plead guilty to two counts of tampering with evidence in January and faces up to six years. Her sentence is pending.