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Rey Corella

Rey Corella

The Eddy County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO), in cooperation with Crimestoppers of Eddy County, is requesting the public’s assistance in solving the murder of a Loving man.

Rey Corella, 46, was found unresponsive in a trailer on his property in the 2400 block of Mora Road Aug. 14. It was determined by the Office of the Medical Investigator Corella died from a single gunshot wound, and the incident is being investigated as a homicide by the ECSO Detective Division.

Anyone with information relating to Corella or who saw the victim between Thursday, Aug. 13, and Friday, Aug. 14, is asked to contact the ECSO at 575-887-7551 or, to remain anonymous and potentially earn a reward of up to $1,000, Crimestoppers.

Tips can be submitted to Crimestoppers by calling 575-887-1888; by texting the code word StopACrime plus the tip to CRIMES (274637); or via the Tipsoft link at cityofcarlsbadnm.com/police.cfm.