- Associated Press - Monday, July 27, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A man suspected of being an accomplice to the would-be robber who was shot and killed by a former CNN staffer at an Albuquerque motel has been indicted.

A Bernalillo County grand jury on Monday indicted 30-year-old Skyy Barrs on attempted first-degree murder, aggravated burglary, kidnapping and other charges.

Barrs was arrested July 9 by Albuquerque police. He’s being held on a $500,000 cash only bond.

Authorities say Barrs allegedly conspired with 27-year-old Tomorio Walton to rob former CNN anchor Lynne Russell and her husband, former CNN reporter Chuck de Caro.

They say Walton demanded money from the couple on June 30.

Walton and de Caro exchanged gunfire and Walton died in the motel’s parking lot.

De Caro was shot four times and still is recovering at an Albuquerque hospital.

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