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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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