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Las Cruces murder suspect died in Mexico


LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -- A man wanted in connection to a deadly shooting at a Las Cruces hotel died a little over a week after that incident.

Las Cruces police confirm that 35-year-old Alfred Marquez died on August 19.

Marquez was wanted in connection with the August 10 murder of a 35-year-old following a confrontation inside a Super 8 hotel on 245 La Posada.

Police say Marquez was responsible for the shooting death of Eddie Carbajal.

Police say the shooting followed an ongoing dispute.

Marquez died in Mexico, but not other details were provided about how he died.

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