More information gathered in Farmington teen’s death

Nephi Seavey
Nephi Seavey

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – More information is leading to the cause of death of a 15-year-old Farmington boy.

Nephi Seavey, a Piedra Vista student, disappeared on August 13. His body was found four days later at the bottom of a 37-foot cliff.

Police say while the Office of the Medical Investigator is still determining the cause of death, the injuries found on his body are consistent with a fall.

OMI says Seavey suffered a broken hip, a brain bleed and was severely dehydrated.

Police do not suspect foul play. 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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