By Randal Seyler
Record Staff Writer
In 13 days, TaCorey Singleton will have been dead one year — and no one knows why.
Sgt. Doug Perham, an investigator with the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, is hoping someone will remember something that might shed some light on what happened to Singleton.
It was June 19, 2013, when deputies from the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an abandoned vehicle off East Pine Lodge Road in the 4800 block of Calumet Road.
When officers arrived at 6:24 a.m., they found an empty 1995 Crown Victoria.
“The investigator got to looking around, and noticed a body in the bushes,” said Perham. “It was TaCorey Singleton.”
Singleton was found about 50 feet from the road. He had been shot multiple times.
The temperature that day had been predicted to hover around 102 degrees, and there had already been six murders in Chaves County that year — Singleton was number seven.
Upon examining the scene, it was plain that he had been murdered right there where his body was found, Perham Login to read more