Staff ReportNewsWest 9
CARLSBAD, N.M. - A tasteless crime in Carlsbad.
Police are looking for suspects who stole tires and a battery from the scene of a fatal crash.
The crash happened on Wednesday morning at an irrigation canal, about half a mile south of Lea Street.
They found 26-year-old Steven Reese was pinned under his car.
Investigators think he had been dead for about eight to 12 hours.
Officials say he was driving on a dirt road when he lost control and rolled over.
Police also noticed the wheels and battery were gone.