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Taos police arrest 38-year-old suspect in homicide case

Taos police arrest 38-year-old suspect in homicide case

The Associated Press
Created: December 06, 2021 10:32 AM

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Police in Taos say they have arrested a suspect in a homicide case.

They say 38-year-old Ray Rivera was taken into custody on suspicion of first-degree murder and charges could be modified as investigators continue to gather evidence.

Officers arrived at the shooting scene around 9:30 p.m. Thursday and found 25-year-old Antonio Martinez of Taos dead from a gunshot wound. Police say Rivera fled the scene, but was found a short time later and arrested.

It was unclear Sunday if Rivera had a lawyer yet who can speak on his behalf.


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