Carlsbad Murder Suspect Surrenders at Border Checkpoint

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Carlsbad murder suspect surrenders at a border checkpoint in New Mexico.

36-year-old Fernando Lopez Villeagas was arrested on Monday at the Port of Entry.

He's wanted for shooting and killing a man earlier this month in Carlsbad.

Villeagas came back into the U.S. from Mexico to surrender.

He's now been handed over to New Mexico State Police.