Mistrial declared in homicide case


On Friday morning, Feb. 16, a mistrial was declared in the trial concerning allegations of homicide against Christopher Ross Maez, 56, of Pagosa Springs.

The mistrial was declared by 6th Judicial District Chief Judge Jeffrey Wilson following allegations of juror misconduct.

The trial, related to the 2019 homicide of Millie Mestas, began with jury selection on Feb. 2.

For more information, see the Feb. 22 issue of The SUN.