New Mexico prison inmate found dead

August 26, 2014 • State News

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.

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