BREAKING: Two Arrested for Murder of Seminole Woman 12/11/13
CBS 7 News
December 11, 2013
Two Arrests have been made in the murder of Ana L. Villegas of Seminole whose body was found near the Pecos River on November 29. Last night, investigators from the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office arrested Juan Villegas, 30, and Carlos Najera, 43, in Hobbs, NM.
They are being held awaiting extradition to Gaines County where both are being charged with capital murder. According to Eddy County Sheriff Scott London, the investigation was a cooperative effort between law enforcement personnel in NM and TX, as well as the FBI. Additional charges are anticipated.
According to the Eddy County Sheriff's Office, Juan Villegas, Ana’s estranged husband, and his friend, Carlos Najera, allegedly abducted Ana in Seminole where she was killed and then dumped her body off of Highway 31 near Loving, NM.
Pictured first is Juan Villegas, then Carlos Najera.