Custer County Homicide Suspect Arrested in New Mexico [Update]

Photo of homicide suspect Hanme Clark taken during his arrest by the New Mexico State Police.

Custer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that 45-year-old homicide suspect Hanme Clark has been apprehended by the New Mexico State Police.

In a Facebook post, they wrote: “We have the suspect in custody. More details to follow as we get them. He was arrested by New Mexico State Police.”

RELATED: Additional Information Released About the Ongoing Search for the Custer County Homicide Suspect

Clark was wanted on an arrest warrant obtained by Custer County for three counts of First-Degree Murder. On Monday, Nov. 20th, three people were shot to death outside of Westcliffe. Officials believe the suspect, Hamne Clark, and one of the victims were known to be involved in previous civil disputes over property lines.

The victims have been identified as 63-year-old Rob Geers, 73-year-old Beth Wade, and 58-year-old James Daulton. The fourth victim, Patty Daulton, is being treated at a trauma center in Colorado Springs for her injuries.

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