Portales police arrest 1 after Thursday homicide

Portales police arrest 1 after Thursday homicide

PORTALES, N.M. (KFDA) - The Portales Police Department and Major Crime Unit are currently investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday, April 19.

Around 9:45 p.m. officers responded to an address in the 900 block of East Second.

Officers located a female that lives at the home who was deceased.

Police are investigating the incident as a homicide.

According to Curry County Jail records, Gerardo Marquez was booked into the Curry County jail Friday afternoon.

Investigators are also searching for Pedro Pena and Josh Villalobos, who are only wanted for questioning.

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The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has information please contact the Portales Police Department 575-356-4404 or Crime Stoppers 575-356-8100.

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