- Associated Press - Friday, June 5, 2015

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Chavez County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a possible homicide victim whose body that was found on a dirt road in Roswell.

The Roswell Daily Record reports (https://bit.ly/1KJ2F6Y) a man found the body Thursday while driving his pickup truck on his rural property. Sheriff Britt Snyder says the body had been there for up to a week, and investigators were unable to tell if the person was male or female.

Snyder said evidence of homicide was found at the scene.

Lt. Mike Herrington says an autopsy was planned to determine the cause of death and possibly help identify the body.

Also at the scene were family members of 26-year-old Daniel Herrera, who has been missing since May 26. Snyder said the body could be any missing person.

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

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