Authorities I.D. inmate killed in Lea Co. Correctional Facility - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Authorities I.D. inmate killed in Lea Co. Correctional Facility

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HOBBS, NM (KCBD) -

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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