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.

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