Officials Continuing Their Investigation After Brutal Murder in Hobbs

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - The investigation continues into a brutal murder in Hobbs.

31-year-old Carolina Deleon was found dead in a field back on September 11.

Investigators say Deleon was last seen getting into a gold car, near east Broadway and Marland early that morning.

Police believe Deleon may have been working as a prostitute.

Police won't release her cause of death; officers told NewsWest 9 on Monday that it was a brutal homicide.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen anything to call them at (575) 397-9265.