PRESS RELEASE: Farmington man taken into custody following early morning homicide

Farmington, NM – A Farmington man has been taken into custody following a homicide that took place early this morning. Farmington police were dispatched around 3:29 a.m. to an apartment complex located at 905 Walnut Dr. in reference to a stabbing. Officers arrived and found a man outside the complex with an apparent stab wound. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Through investigation, officers were quickly able to identify a suspect. He was located several hours later at a residence in west Farmington and taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit. This incident remains under investigation. Additional details will be released when they become available.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Farmington Police Department Detective Tip Hotline at 599-1068.