Socorro County – On Monday night, November 12, 2012 at 9:00 p.m., the Bernardo Volunteer Fire Department responded to US 60 and State Road 304 in reference to a vehicle fire.
While extinguishing the fire, a body was found at the scene. The Socorro County Sheriff’s Department was called and they responded to the scene. Upon arrival, the Sheriff’s Department called the New Mexico State Police to conduct the investigation.
The New Mexico State Police Criminal Investigations Bureau was called to investigate the scene. Crime scene agents responded and are working to identify the vehicle and the body.
Contact: Lieutenant Robert McDonald