Clovis Man Indicted for Second Degree Murder

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 07/18 2014 05:41PM

Updated 07/18 2014 05:43PM

Person of Interest: Eric “Spanky” Valdez
Person of Interest: Eric “Spanky” Valdez
CLOVIS -- A Curry County Grand Jury indicted homicide suspect, 40-year-old Eric Valdez, on charges of Second Degree Murder and Tampering With Evidence.  

Valdez is accused of the July 6 murder of 33-year-old Jose Barrera in Clovis.

Barrera’s body was discovered by the property owner on July 7, 2014, and it was later determined that he died from a gunshot wound to the head.  

Valdez was arrested on July 11, 2014, after he confessed to the crime.

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