- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say the body discovered near a Chaves County highway in early June is 23-year-old Daniel Herrera of Roswell.

The Roswell Daily Record reports (https://bit.ly/1Bg4f0y ) that Herrera went missing on May 26. The body was found in early June off the Old Clovis Highway.

Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder says Herrera was killed by gunshots. In previous reports, he has said investigators believe Herrera was killed at the rural site where his body was found.

Snyder would not say how many times Herrera was shot. He also declined to comment on suspects or a motive.

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Information from: Roswell Daily Record, https://www.roswell-record.com

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