Sierra County
Gun Violence

  • On June 21, 2014 in Sierra County, New Mexico, a man was shot and killed in Las Palones Canyon. Frank Harvey and his wife Deann Chavez were charged with murder and aiding to murder. SOURCE: RUIDOSO NEWS
  • On July 9, 1997 in Truth or Consequence, New Mexico, serial killer Roy Yancy pointed a gun at Marie Parker and placed handcuffs on her. He then took her to his torture chamber where he raped and killed her. SOURCE: SEX RELATED HOMICIDES AND DEATH INVESTIGATONS: PARACTICAL AND CLINICAL (VERNON GEBERTH)
  • On March 28, 1999 in Truth or Consequence, New Mexico, police officer Kelly Fay Clark was shot and killed inside her patrol car while transferring a prisoner to prison. SOURCE: LUBBOCK ONLINE.COM
  • In August of 2005 at Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico, state park ranger Clyde Woods shot and killed a man who refused to pay the $14 camping fee. The victim was unarmed. SOURCE: RUIDOSO NEWS