Body found in vehicle along I-40

Posted at: 10/16/2013 8:53 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

New Mexico State Police are investigating a "suspicious death" after officers found a body in a car along I-40 on Tuesday night.

According to Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez, state police responded to a 911 call for help on I-40 about six miles west of Route 66 Casino. Upon arrival, officers found a dead man with severe trauma to his body inside of a vehicle.

Police are investigating the incident as a suspicious death. The investigation is ongoing.