LAS CRUCES (KRQE) – New Mexico State University police are investigating a possible homicide.
Authorities discovered a partially burned body while putting out a fire in a culvert just east of the football stadium. The culvert runs right along Interstate 10.
Authorities are still working to determine if the body is that of a man or woman.
OMI will have to determine a cause of death.
Investigators say they anticipate releasing some type of update later Tuesday.