ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A man has been convicted. He’s accused of being involved in a Roswell murder in 2020.
The Roswell Police Department said Manuel Villarreal was convicted of first-degree murder and two other charges. The murder charge is in relation to a shooting in November 2020 that killed John Halfmann, 43.
Halfmann was found shot in a shed in the 700 block of East Fifth Street. Villarreal was arrested a week after the shooting.
Villarreal was also convicted of intimidating a witness and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He awaits sentencing.