Partially burned body found at NMSU

Created: 01/27/2014 7:24 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski,

New Mexico State University authorities and state police discovered a partially burned body inside a culvert on the NMSU campus Monday afternoon.

Smoke was reported coming from the culvert tunnel under I-25 near Tortugas Arroyo around 12:30 p.m. When NMSU police and fire departments arrived at the scene, officers discovered the body.

Authorities say a joint team, including state police, the NMSU Police Department, NMSU Fire Department and the Office of the Medical Investigator, will assist in the investigation.

The identity of the individual has not been determined.

Authorities are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact NMSU Police at (575)-646-3311.

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