NMSP investigating suspected homicide at correctional facility

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — New Mexico State Police are investigating a suspected homicide at the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility in Las Cruces.

Staff at the facility reportedly found a male inmate in his cell with injuries consistent with a serious assault. Medical personnel then pronounced the man dead at the scene.

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