CLAYTON, N.M. (AP) — Corrections Department officials say an inmate has been found dead at the Northeastern New Mexico [auth] Detention Facility.
Authorities said Jesus Dominguez was discovered unresponsive Monday during morning headcount and pronounced dead a short time later.
Officials say Clayton police were called to the scene and are now investigating the death as a homicide.
Authorities say other inmates are being interviewed.
No further details were available.