Juan Rivas Jr.
Updated: Tuesday, 02 Aug 2011, 1:33 PM MDT
Published : Tuesday, 02 Aug 2011, 1:33 PM MDT
HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) - A teenage boy was arrested Tuesday for the murder of an elderly Hobbs woman.
Hobbs police arrested Juan Rivas Jr., 15, on Tuesday after finding a car , tied to the homicide investigation, in the young man’s possession.
Police prompted the investigation after responding to a welfare check at the elderly woman’s Hobbs home. Officials have not released the identity of the victim.
Anyone with information concerning the investigation is asked to contact police at (575) 393- COPS or Lea County Crime Stoppers (575) 393-8005.