Suspect arrested in Portales fatal stabbing

Crime

PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – Portales police have arrested a man in connection to a stabbing death Saturday evening. They say crews were dispatched to West Fir Street where they found 41-year-old Roy Courtney.


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Courtney was taken to the hospital where he later died. Jesse Lujan, 33, was arrested and charged with murder in Courtney’s death. Police have not given a motive.

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