Hobbs Police Investigating Remains of a Human Body Found in a Field

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, NEW MEXICO - Hobbs Police still don't know what they're dealing with after what appears to be a human body turned up Saturday morning.

Around 10 a.m. Saturday, police found a body in a field on the west side of Hobbs.

The body was sent to Albuquerque where a team of anthropologists and a Medical Examiner are analyzing the remains.

Police say they haven't identified the body, but say there's a chance it's tied to the disappearance of 43-year-old Daniel Saiz of Hobbs who was originally reported missing in the area.