Latham pleads no contest in Throckmorton shooting

Chelle Delaney A Tucumcari man on Friday was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the April 24, 2007, shooting death of Tiffany Throckmorton. Phillip J. Latham Jr., 26, pleaded no contest to second-degree murder charges and was sentenced by Judge David Reeb. Prosecutor Len Walker told the court he believed a jury would ultimately […]

Latham pleads not guilty to murder

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Phillip J. Latham Jr., arrested in connection with Tuesday’s homicide, entered a plea of not guilty on Thursday in Quay County Magistrate Court. Latham, 24, is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of Tiffany Throckmorton, 21. Throckmorton was shot in the left side on Tuesday morning […]

Mom recalls her daughter: Playful, bouncy

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun She heard “Mom” and then “a pop.” Deborah Throckmorton went toward the sound of her daughter’s voice. “I saw her balled up on the floor. I rolled her over and straightened her legs out and made sure her head was elevated,” Throckmorton said. She saw very little blood coming […]

Man arrested in shooting incident

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By QCS Staff A 24-year-old Tucumcari man, Phillip J. Latham, has been charged with murder in connection with Tuesday’s shooting death of Tiffany Throckmorton, according to a news release from the Tucumcari Police Department. Latham, who lives on South Seventh Street, is charged with murder, tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm, the release […]

Mary A. Dominguez

Mary A. Dominguez Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Mary A. Dominguez, 81, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006 in Yuma, Ariz., following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 26, 1925 at Glenrio. Mrs. Dominquez was a former resident of Tucumcari, who had had been making her home in Yuma for the […]