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Levi Chávez Biography
Levi Chávez is a former Albuquerque, New Mexico police officer who was charged in the 2007 death of his wife of 26 years, Tera Chávez. In August 2013, Chávez was acquitted of the murder charges ] Levi was initially accused of murdering his wife with his police-issued Glock and making it look like suicide. The case made national news in 2013 when more details about the case and about Levi Chávez’s personal life came to light.
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Levi Chávez is a former Albuquerque, New Mexico police officer who was charged in the 2007 death of his wife of 26 years, Tera Chávez
Death of his wife
The night before his wife Tera’s death, Levi had spent the night at his girlfriend’s house. On the morning of October 22, 2007, he returned to the couple’s home in Los Lunas, New Mexico, where he discovered his wife’s body. Valencia County Sheriffs initially ruled the death a suicide due to the “proximity of the weapon to the body.”
As the murder case gained more attention from the media and the public, Chávez and the Albuquerque Police Department became the targets of intense scrutiny. Through witness testimony, the public learned that Chávez had had several affairs while married to Tera Chávez. Some of the issues were with female APD officers.