A timeline of occasions at New Mexico State, together with the deadly taking pictures of a College of New Mexico pupil and a hazing allegation that led to the cancellation of the lads’s basketball season. Instances are approximate.
OCT. 15, 2022
Brawl breaks out at Aggie Stadium in Las Cruces in the course of the New Mexico-New Mexico State soccer recreation. Amongst these seen in video of the combat are New Mexico State basketball gamers Mike Peake and Marchelus Avery and a New Mexico pupil, Brandon Travis.
New Mexico State arrives by bus in Albuquerque for a recreation towards New Mexico the subsequent day. Travis was in his dorm room with different college students, together with Mya Hill. Hill had been speaking with Peake and, in accordance with her interview with police, was planning to fulfill Peake to have intercourse. Travis allegedly persuaded Hill to rearrange to arrange Peake so he and pals might assault him to avenge what occurred on the soccer recreation.
Assistant coaches conduct late-night room checks and all Aggies gamers are of their hoel rooms. An hour later, assistant coach Dominique Taylor sees Peake, Xavier Pinson and William Benjamin stroll into the resort. Shortly afterward, Peake orders a Lyft trip to the UNM campus.
3 a.m.: Peake is strolling exterior a dorm complicated with Hill when three males strategy the 2 from behind. Travis allegedly factors a gun at Peake’s face and one other pupil hits Peake within the leg with a baseball bat. After falling, Peake will get up and begins to run. In keeping with police, Travis fires a gun at Peake and Peake pulls a gun from his waist and fires again. Travis is hit 4 occasions. Peake is shot within the left leg. Peake hops away and a automobile pulls up at a distinct spot on campus. Peake meets with teammates Issa Muhammad, Anthony Roy and Avery, and locations his gun and a e-tablet within the trunk. Police arrive, Peake is taken to a hospital. Travis dies on the scene.
10 a.m.: Coach Greg Heiar tells police he desires to test with the college’s athletic division to see if his gamers want attorneys earlier than talking with the police. A number of calls from investigators to Heiar’s cellphone go to voicemail.
11:30 a.m: Police discover some NMSU gamers getting on a bus. Shortly after, New Mexico State tweets that the sport towards the Lobos has been canceled.
1:30 p.m.: The staff bus pulls off Interstate 25 about midway between Albuquerque and Las Cruces. Police present up minutes later and meet with NMSU assistant Lorenzo Jenkins, who turns over Peake’s e-tablet.
3:45 p.m.: Police meet Taylor, the assistant coach, again on the staff resort in Albuquerque the place Taylor has Peake’s gun wrapped in a towel. Taylor tells police Muhammad, Avery and Roy advised Heiar the place the gun was, and Heiar known as Taylor and advised him to retrieve the gun in a resort room.
5:40 p.m.: Police retrieve Peake’s cellphone at dwelling of NMSU administrator Ed Posaski in Las Cruces.
NOV. 22: New Mexico State cancels second recreation towards UNM.
NOV. 25-26: Aggies play first video games since taking pictures. Peake is out injured.
DEC. 5: New Mexico State suspends Peake indefinitely.
DEC. 6: College hires exterior investigators to look into the taking pictures.
DEC. 28: NMSU regents resolve to not renew contract of Chancellor Dan Arvizu.
FEB. 10, 2023
A New Mexico State participant tells campus police he had been ganged up on by three teammates, that incidents had been occurring since summer season and the most recent occurred Feb. 6 when he was held down, his clothes eliminated and his buttocks slapped together with the touching of his scrotum. The participant says the incidents typically occurred in entrance of your complete staff and nobody intervened. College suspends males’s basketball season.
FEB. 11: Arvizu says he has been notified of hazing allegations. Two gamers stop the staff.
FEB. 12: Arvizu shuts down males’s basketball program for the remainder of the season.
FEB. 14: Arvizu fires Heiar, says administration nonetheless reviewing different personnel selections.
FEB. 15: Arvizu says he helps veteran athletic director Mario Moccia, and says he was not conscious of hazing incidents.
Sources: AP analysis, police reviews and the Las Cruces Sun News