Clovis Rape Suspects Identified Through Snapchat


Clovis Police use a social media app to identify three men accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a weekend party.

New Mexico State Police arrested Senior Airman Thomas Newton, 24, Airman First Class Isaiah Edley, 19, and Airman First Class Rahman Buchanan, 18, at a home Roosevelt County.

Criminal complaints indicate the victim knew Newton.

Investigators used a Snapchat video provided by the victim to identify Edley and Rahman.

According to the police, the woman claims she was held by two of the men while they each took turns raping her.

All three are still in the Curry County Jail.

Cannon OSI said they are cooperating fully with the Clovis Police on the investigation.

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