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Artesia police investigating Portales grad's homicide

Freedom New Mexico

A former Portales woman is the victim of a homicide in Artesia.

Police said Brandy Capps, 32, died at Artesia General Hospital Saturday of at least one gunshot wound.

Capps is a 1996 graduate of Portales High School.

Eddy County Sheriff Captain Jeff Zuniga said police have a suspect but have not yet filed charges.

Zuniga declined to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office at 575-746-9888.