Hobbs police arrest 19-year-old murder suspect

Hobbs police arrest 19-year-old murder suspect

HOBBS, NM (AP) - Hobbs police have arrested a man wanted for murder.

Authorities took 19-year-old Mario Ortega into custody on New Year's Eve.

Ortega is accused in the Nov. 15 murder of Jose Salcido.

Ortega is currently being held on a $150,000 bond.

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