HOBBS, NM (KCBD) - Police in New Mexico are investigating the death of a Lea County Correctional Facility inmate as homicide. Hobbs Police say they were called to the facility around 1:30 p.m. Monday for a battery.
First responders took the victim to Lea Regional Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. On Tuesday, authorities identified the victim as Paul Lasner, 31.
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