Roswell police name suspects in recent murder

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – Friday, police named two suspects they believe are connected to the murder of a Roswell man from earlier in the week.

Police are seeking Steven Wayne Johnson, 39, and Jennifer Purcella, 38, for questioning in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Dominik Stefan Finch.

Purcella may also use other last names such as Orsak or Bevers.

The pair may be traveling in a gray Dodge Charger.

Finch was shot Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. outside his home. He was transported by ambulance to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roswell Police Department at 575-624-6770 or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-8477. 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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