Berino, NM (KDBC) — Sheriff's deputies say an assault in Berino this weekend is now being investigated as a murder. It's the first murder in Doña Ana County in 2013. The attack happened over the weekend in Berino. Police say Juan perez hit in the head Saturday at a home off of Saltbush Road.
According to witnesses, the 41year-old and several other people were drinking throughout the day and got into a fight. Perez was hit and was rushed to the hospital. He died this morning at University Medical Center in El Paso. No arrests have been made. If you have information please call the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department at (575) 525-1911.