Third Man Arrested in Connection With Double Murder in Lovington

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LOVINGTON, N.M. - Another man has been arrested in connection with the Lovington double murder that happened nearly a year ago.

26-year-old Augustine Munoz of Hobbs joins two others in the kidnapping and killing 29-year-old Leon Sanchez and 44-year-old Frank McClain.

Their bodies were found in a pasture off Highway 82, four miles east of Lovington last November.

He joins 20-year-old Francisco Munoz and 27-year-old Pedro Dominguez in jail on the same charges.