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Tucumcari Murder Arrest

New Mexico State Police have arrested a man suspected of committing Tucumcari's latest homicide.

James Benuska is being held in the Quay County Detention Center charged with an open count of murder.

The body of 60 year old Nancy Archibeque was discovered by her co-workers Wednesday at the Micro-Motel Inn in Tucumcari.

Police say Archibeque  had been beaten to death. Investigators say Benuska was traveling through the area when the murder was committed.  

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