Unsolved: man found dead two weeks after disappearance

November 27, 2011 Hogback, NM The body of 45-year-old Roland Cantsee (45, pictured) is found dead Little is known regarding Cantsee’s final days. What is known is he cashed a check on November 11, the same day he was last seen by his friends and family. Security footage from Walmart showed Cantsee purchasing vodka with…

FLW: Fifteen Minutes

Famous Last Words Terry Doug Clark Santa Fe, New Mexico November 6, 2001 “Fifteen minutes.” Clark was executed for the 1986 rape and murder of 9-year-old Dena Lynn Gore from Artesia, New Mexico. Clark kidnapped Dena, raped her, shot her in the back of the head three times, and buried her in a shallow grave.…

The death of Billy the Kid

July 14, 1881 Fort Sumner, New Mexico territory Henry McCarty, alias William H. Bonney, alias Billy the Kid, is shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garret while attempting to evade capture Billy was an American outlaw and gunfighter who allegedly had killed 8 men before his own death. In 1878, Billy and others in a…

The now-famous Roswell UFO is found

July 7, 1947 Roswell, New Mexico A flying saucer is discovered on a ranch (Sources vary as to which exact day the disc was found, citing the 6th through the 8th.) The craft was officially recognized as a weather balloon by the United States military, though allegedly the device was made for the purpose of…