Clovis murder suspect arrested in Roswell - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/3/09

Clovis murder suspect arrested in Roswell

Courtesy: Curry County Courtesy: Curry County

CLOVIS, NM (KCBD) - A man wanted for murder in Clovis was captured Friday in Roswell, New Mexico.

Thursday morning a passing motorist found the body of 51-year-old Ron Hittson. Thursday night 24-year-old Brandon Barela was then named as a suspect, and on Friday he was located and arrested.

The Curry County Sheriff's Office says the two men were drinking, and got into a dispute. Hittson died of blunt force trauma to the head.

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