Family of Pecos woman identifies body as hers

Posted at: 02/26/2013 10:02 AM
By: The Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The body of a woman found on Rowe Mesa east of Santa Fe has been identified as that of a missing Pecos woman.

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, the family of 22-year-old Ginger Encinias identified the body as hers.

A funeral service was held Monday.

The body was found Feb. 19 by a police, five days after Encinias was reported missing. New Mexico State Police say they're still waiting for an autopsy report that provides positive identification.

Brian Encinias says his daughter's car was found near the body. He says investigators are holding the vehicle to search it for evidence.

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