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State rests in Carpenter trial

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Daily Press Staff Writer

The State of New Mexico rested its case Friday against Jess Carpenter, 28, of Artesia, on trial for second-degree murder in the shooting death of his best friend, Joseph Darras, also of Artesia.

After a week of testimony from witnesses called by the prosecution, District Attorney Ruark D. Rutherford says he’s proven the defendant knew his actions on the morning of May 21, 2011, would result in death or great bodily harm to Darras. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.


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