Hobbs Police Get Break in 2010 Murder Case

Staff Report
NewsWest 9 

HOBBS - Hobbs Police have linked a suspect to a 2010 murder scene. 31-year-old Juan Antonio Gallegos Martinez will be charged with one count of first degree murder.

Martinez is accused in the September 2010 murder of Carolina DeLeon. DeLeon was found dead in a Hobbs field. Martinez was linked to the crime scene by DNA.

He is currently incarcerated in the Texas prison system on unrelated charges. His arrest and extradition are pending.