Portales police investigate homicide

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Portales police are on the hunt for a killer.

According to the Eastern New Mexico News, officers say the woman’s body was found in the 900 block of East Second Street near her home Thursday night.

They have not yet released her identity.

Investigators are asking the public for help locating Gerardo Marquez, who they call a person of interest.

He is described as 5-foot-9, bald, and has brown eyes. 

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