Investigators Search For Clues In Suspected Arson

Feb 13, 2013

  Doña Ana County Sheriff’s investigators are assisting the Doña Ana County Fire Marshal’s office in an apparent case of arson that destroyed a million-dollar house north of Las Cruces.            Fire and emergency crews were called to the 300 block of Tahnee Mara Road in Rincon on Nov. 6, 2012 just before 5 p.m. When they arrived, the home and three vehicles parked in the garage were engulfed in flames.Both the home and the vehicles were a total loss. Damages were estimated at more than $2 million dollars.

An initial investigation proved the house fire was a result of arson, but no suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Doña Ana County Fire Marshal’s office, (575) 525-8806.