Hidalgo County Sheriff Department has confirmed that New Mexico rancher, Larry Link, was murdered earlier today on his property.
Sources are reporting that the rancher was responding to an alleged- illegal alien on his property at Stein’s Ghost Town when the he was gunned-down. The murder took place on the southwest side of the state near the Arizona border on Interstate 10 at mile marker three.
The Hidalgo Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene, only to find the rancher had already died.
A Sheriff Department spokesperson said the investigation has been turned over to the New Mexico State Police, who are not releasing any further details.
Stay tuned for updates as the happen.
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Submitted to the Federal Observer by the author. Originally published at San Diego County Political Buzz Examiner, June 7, 20911.
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Kimberly Dvorak is a freelance writer who resides in San Diego. She has covered local, national and international news stories for more than 15 years. As a National political correspondent, she has lived and covered stories in Africa, Europe, South America and Asia over the past 20 years.