Well Known Lea County Attorney Passes Away

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - Well-known Lea County attorney Larry Hanna has died.

Hanna was the County Attorney and also served as City Attorney for both Eunice and Jal.

He passed away early Tuesday morning in his home.

We're told he died of a heart attack.

Hanna was very involved in Lea County and was the District Attorney there many years ago, before he went into private practice.

He leaves behind his wife, Judy Hanna, who is also the publisher of the Hobbs News-Sun.