Lea County Sheriff’s Office Finds Decomposed Body

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - A disturbing discovery just south of Hobbs.

The Lea County Sheriff's Department says the decomposing body of a man was found near the railroad tracks east of grimes.

The body has been sent to the office of the Medical Examiner to determine an exact cause of death and to identify the man.

At this point, investigators are still trying to determine whether foul play was involved.