Police investigate 3rd death in Roswell

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s been a particularly deadly few days in Roswell.

Police are now investigating the second possible homicide there in as many days.

Just before 2:30 Friday morning officers responding to a house on the 700 block of east Third Street and found a man in his 30s dead.

A cause of death isn’t being released, but police are treating it as a homicide.

Thursday, 31-year-old Jessica Torrez was found dead in her home on Montana Street.

A cause of death for her has not been released either and the investigation continues into the death of 22-year-old Joseph Sanchez.

He was found shot near the Allsups on south Main Street last week.

Police are questioning a person of interest in this case and police do not believe the three deaths are connected.

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