Suspects arrested in Brownfield for first degree murder - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/1/09

Suspects arrested in Brownfield for first degree murder

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Two men are behind bars in Terry County suspected of first degree murder. According to the Brownfield News, Brownfield Police arrested 20-year-old Mike Contreras Tuesday and 24-year-old Chris Martinez July 30th in connection with the murder of Pete Martinez on July 20th.

Authorities believe the incident began after two men flagged down a Terry County Sheriff's Deputy around 11:45 the night of July 20th and said they had been robbed at gunpoint. Investigators believe they went to Pete Martinez's home, looking for revenge.

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