Portales man indicted on murder charge

PNT Staff Report

A grand jury has indicted Isaac Montano, 47, on a charge of first degree murder for the July 7, 2008, death of Donald Chapman.

The indictment was returned June 30.

Chapman, 69, was found at his home in Portales with multiple stab wounds and died later at a Lubbock hospital.

Other counts against Montano include armed robbery, tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm by a felon.

No trial date has been set.