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 [...]

Tiffany L. Thockmorton

Services: 6 p.m., Thursday a memorial service will be held at Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Tiffany L. Throckmorton, 21, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007 in Tucumcari.  She was born March 26, 1986 in Tucumcari to Robert and Deborah Stith Throckmorton.  She was reared and attended schools in Tucumcari.  She was baptized in to the [...]

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 [...]

Tiffany Lee Throckmorton

Services: 3 p.m., today, a viewing and visitation for family and friends at Chavez Funeral Home, Santa Rosa. Tiffany Lee Throckmorton, 21 of Tucumcari, died Tuesday, April 23, 2007 in Tucumcari. She was born March 26, 1986. She attended high school in House. She is survived by her mother, Deborah Throckmorton, her father, Robert Throckmorton, [...]

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 [...]

Gunshot claims Tucumcari female, 21

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A 21-year-old Tucumcari woman was the victim of an apparent homicide on Tuesday, Tucumcari police said. Tiffany Throckmorton was shot Tuesday morning and died about an hour and 15 minutes later at the emergency room of the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital, according to a police news release. Throckmorton, [...]