NM State Police Investigate Homicide
POSTED: Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 7:41pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:26pm
New Mexico State Police are now investigating a homicide after a body was found inside a burned vehicle near Highway 404 by hikers on Monday. Authorities say the body had been badly burned and were not immediately able to determine whether it was a man or a woman.
Investigators have identified the victim as Adam Espinoza, 20 of San Antonio.
The vehicle he was found in is a 2000 Mitsubishi with Texas plates.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.