Malcolm Torres of Española was arrested Sunday (Oct. 27) on a federal indictment charging him with second-degree murder in the death of 5-year-old Renezmae Calzada.
The FBI with the assistance of the Española Police Department arrested Torres at the Pueblo of Pojoaque without incident.
Torres is expected to have an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on Monday.
Renezmae’s body was found in the Rio Grande River in Rio Arriba County on September 11.
No further information will be released until after the initial appearance.
The public is reminded that all defendants are considered innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.