Authorities Investigate Early Morning Stabbing in Lea County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - The Lea County Sheriff's Office is investigating a stabbing that happened early Tuesday morning.

Deputies received a call about an injured man on Landfill Road.

They arrived to find the man had been stabbed in the chest.

He was taken to Lea County Regional Medical Center where he later died.

An investigation is taking place.

No additional information is available at this time.