On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at about 2145 hours, officers with the Clovis Police Department were dispatched to 201 N Main Street for a report of shots fired. On arrival, officers were directed to the apartment complex in the 100 block of East 2nd Street. At the apartment, officers located a female later identified as Kelsey Ladawn Cash age 28 deceased from gunshot wounds.
Members of the Major Crimes Unit with the Clovis Police Department’s Patrol Division and Special Operations Unit worked to identify any witnesses and person(s) involved with this crime.
Based on this investigation, Adrian Chavez age 26 was identified as a suspect in this incident. At about 0330 hours on March 24th, 2022; Adrian Chavez was arrested and charged with one count of open murder. Chavez was taken to the Curry County Adult Detention Center where he was booked.
The Major Crimes Unit with the Clovis Police Special Operations unit is still actively investigating this incident and requests any persons with additional information related to this incident to contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921. The Clovis Police Department also would like to remind you, that information can be provided anonymously by using the Clovis Police Department’s tip411 program which can be accessed by going to www.police.cityofclovis.org. Furthermore, anonymous tips can also be provided to the Curry County Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000.