Clovis Man Indicted

A Clovis man is indicted on a charge of murder after he turns himself in to police.

21 year-old Anthony Casillas is accused of shooting 52 year-old Gary Payne of Melrose and Melissa Ward, a 32 year old from Lubbock, on September 25th. He has been indicted on two counts of first-degree murder.

District Attorney Matthew Chandler says the victims and the suspect were riding together voluntarily when the incident occurred.

Casillas and Payne had been work associates. Casillas surrendered to police in Roswell and remains in police custody.