Body found near NMSU campus

Body found near NMSU campus

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.

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