Judge rejects venue change for Pueblo man's death
A judge in New Mexico rejected a venue change for a man accused in the DUI death of William Tenorio of San Felipe Pueblo.

Carlos Fierro, 36, is charged with vehicular homicide and causing an accident involving death. He is accused of striking and killing Tenorio on November 26, 2008, in Santa Fe.

Fierro sought to move the trial to Rio Arriba County, citing media coverage and public comments about the case. But the judge said there was no need to worry about publicity in Santa Fe County.

Rio Arriba County has a higher percentage of Native Americans than Santa Fe County and is heavily Hispanic. Fierro is Hispanic.

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