Bond denied for man accused of killing Gadsden High School teen in hit-and-run crash

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The man accused of killing a Gadsden High School student in a hit-and-run crash has been denied bond, according to court records.

Oscar Anchondo, 21, had an evidentiary hearing Friday morning in Las Cruces. Following the hearing, his jail records were updated and still show no bond has been set.

Anchondo was originally granted a $5,000 bond by Judge Douglas Diggers, however, he left his mom’s house and was arrested again.

His case is now assigned to a third judge, Judge Marci Beyer.

Anchondo is charged with vehicular homicide in connection with the death of 16-year-old Beto Romero on April 2. He allegedly told deputies he did meth the night before the accident.

Romero was getting ready to go to school when he was hit and killed. He was a baseball player for Gadsden High School.

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