CARLSBAD, NM (KWES) - Crimestoppers of Eddy County is requesting the public’s assistance in solving a homicide that occurred October 25.

According to the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called in reference to an unconscious male, identified as Alberto Parraz, 45, of Carlsbad New Mexico, who was not breathing. Deputies and emergency medical professionals determined that Parraz was deceased and found a gunshot wound.

The incident is still being investigated by the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division.

If you have any information as to the suspect(s) responsible for this crime, please contact Crimestoppers with information.

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