Eddy County – On November 12, 2012 the Eddy County Sheriff’s Department called the New Mexico State Police to investigate human remains that were found at Brantley Lake north of Carlsbad, NM.
The remains were located in a 30 foot by 30 foot dry lake bed by some hikers in an area commonly known as Champion Bay.
The scene was processed by the New Mexico State Police Criminal Investigations Bureau and the remains were taken to the Office of Medical Investigators in Albuquerque for positive identification and determination of cause of death.
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Contact: Lieutenant Robert McDonald