Las Cruces Police Search for Suspects in Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident

Police in Las Cruces say they’ve identified two suspects wanted in a fatal hit-and-run accident this last Monday night. Police say warrants have been issued for 40-year-old Heather Mariah Grace Funk and 34-year-old Earnest Thomas Fudge. They say they believe the couple was in a car that struck two pedestrians near Espina Street and Arizona Avenue Monday night. One of the pedestrians, 43-year-old Jaime Valenciano, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other pedestrian, a 60-year-old man, remains hospitalized in critical condition.