Suspect accused of murding 18-year-old woman arrested in New Mexico

An old mugshot of Daniel Anderson, 18.
An old mugshot of Daniel Anderson, 18.(Midland County Jail)
Published: Oct. 19, 2020 at 1:05 PM CDT
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MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: Midland police say that Daniel Anderson, 18, has been arrested in New Mexico.


Midland police are investigating the murder of a woman on Monday.

The victim has been identified as Cheyenne Valentine, 18.

A murder warrant has been issued for Daniel Anderson, 18, in connection with Valentine’s death.

According to the Midland Police Department, officers were called to the 5200 block of Briarwood just after 2 a.m. for an unconscious woman.

When police arrived, they found the body of Valentine inside an apartment.

Valentine’s boyfriend, who was at the scene, told police he had dropped her off at the apartment to visit a friend while he stayed in the parking lot.

The boyfriend then went back to the apartment after waiting and heard a noise inside. He forced his way in and found Valentine unconscious.

A man, identified as Anderson, had reportedly run out of the apartment and is now wanted for murder. Police have not released any details on Anderson.

The investigation is ongoing.

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