Socorro County – On February 27, 2013, Socorro County Sheriff’s Deputies and New Mexico State Police officers responded to a call that a human body was discovered on US 60 and the Rio Grande River, near Bernardo, NM.
New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau personnel from Zone 3 Albuquerque responded to the crime scene. The NMSP Crime Scene Team and Dive Teams were also activated.
A human body was recovered from the river. Identification of the body was not possible at the scene. The body was transported to the Office of Medical Investigator in Albuquerque for an autopsy to determine cause of death and identification.
The case is being treated as a suspicious death by investigators.
The investigation is active and ongoing at this time and we are asking that anyone with information on this case contact the New Mexico State Police office in Albuquerque at 505-841-9256.
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