Deputies investigating homicide in Chaves County

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CHAVES COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Chaves County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a homicide west of Roswell.

Deputies responded to the the 4700 block of Cass Road in reference to gun shots heard around 8 p.m., Saturday night.

Upon arrival deputies found one victim on the ground dead. Investigators suspect the victim died from gunshot wounds but it has not been confirmed.

“Upon our arrival we had a subject who was on the ground, and at that time we just cleared the residence,” Lt. Mike Herrington.

According to the Plains Valley Online News, Police are still looking at the crime scene and are not releasing the victim’s name.

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