Man accused of torturing Jeremiah Valencia violated probation days before his murder 03/14/2018 11:37 am PDT Comments KRQE via KRQE ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- (KRQE) -- A judge says the man accused of torturing and murdering a 13-year-old New Mexico boy, violated his probation in a separate case. Thomas Ferguson is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Jeremiah Valencia. He's accused of beating the boy in their Nambe home, keeping him locked up in a dog kennel and eventually killing him and burying his body. According to The Santa Fe New Mexican, District Court Judge T. Glenn Ellington ruled Tuesday Ferguson violated probation for a 2014 domestic violence case. An arrest warrant was put out for Ferguson in November, just days before Ferguson allegedly killed Valencia. FULL STORY: Man accused of torturing Jeremiah Valencia violated probation days before his murder - KRQE #Albuquerque #KRQE #NewMexico Related Stories New gruesome details emerge in death of 13-year-old boy N.M. agency policies questioned after murder of 13-year-old Mom charged in 13-year-old son's murder to remain in jail for now 3 arrested for torture, death of 13-year-old boy Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.