Suspects arrested in dairy stabbing

Suspects arrested in dairy stabbing

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Two brothers are behind bars in connection to the stabbing of a dairy worker Tuesday in southeastern New Mexico.

Chaves County sheriff’s investigators say 21-year-old Esequiel Chairez and his 18-year-old brother Ismael Chairez attacked the victim around 4 a.m. at the Cheyenne Dairy near Roswell.

Deputies say the victim was stabbed and beaten with a bat, but will recover.

The victim told deputies the brothers attacked him in retaliation because they were fired. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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