The Latest: 5 found shot to death in New Mexico home

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The Latest on the shooting of five people, including four children, found dead in a Roswell home (all times local):

12:05 p.m.

Authorities are searching for a man they believe shot his wife and four daughters to death in their New Mexico home.

Roswell police identified 34-year-old Juan David Villegas-Hernandez on Sunday as the suspect in the fatal shootings.

They say he may be driving a red, four-door Ford pickup with a New Mexico license plate.

A relative found the bodies of a woman and four children between the ages of 14 and 3 late Saturday.

Police have not officially confirmed the identities of the victims. Investigators say they believe the victims are the suspect wife and children.


9:40 a.m.

Police say five people, including four children, have been found shot to death in a New Mexico home and the suspect is at large.

Roswell police spokesman Todd Wildermuth says a relative checking on the house around 11:15 p.m. Saturday discovered the bodies.

Wildermuth says authorities were searching for a male suspect Sunday but did not immediately identify him.

According to Wildermuth, the victims include one teenager and three younger children. Police have not released the identities of the five people who they believe are related.

Wildermuth says the shooting likely occurred earlier in the day.