Update: Death Ruled Homicide in Early Morning Death at Las Chakalozas Night Club

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 08/12 2013 09:33AM

Updated 08/13 2013 08:48PM

UPDATE 8/13/13 -- Preliminary autopsy results indicate 57-year-old Lamberto Sifuentes died from blunt force trauma to the upper body.

Special Crimes continues to investigate this homicide and asks for anyone with information to call 378-9468.

AMARILLO 8/12/13 -- At 2:10 a.m., Amarillo Police were called out to Las Chakalozas Night Club, 1533 SE 10th, on some type of disturbance.

A person called stating he and his father were beaten up and his father was dead.

Officers arrived to find an injured man performing CPR on a man down in the parking lot. The man down in the parking lot was identified as 57-year-old Lamberto Sifuentes. Paramedics declared Mr. Sifuentes dead at the scene.

The injured man reported being assaulted with some type of weapon and was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Justice of the Peace Thomas Jones ordered an autopsy which will be done Tuesday morning in Lubbock.

If anyone has any information about the death of Mr. Sifuentes, call the Special Crimes Unit at 378-9468.

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