Roswell man arrested in connection to homicide

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ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Roswell police have arrested a man they had been looking for in connection to a homicide from last week. Officials say investigators with the Roswell Police Department obtained an arrest warrant on Friday for 36-year-old Manuel Villarreal for a Nov. 20 homicide.

According to an RPD press release, Villarreal is charged with first-degree murder, intimidation of a witness, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Officials say Villarreal was arrested Friday night around 11:00 p.m. This is a developing story and News 13 will provide updates as they become available.

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