LORDSBURG, NM (KTSM) - New Mexico State Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body off of US-70 at MM 20 near Lordsburg on Wednesday.
State Police were initially dispatched to reports of an abandoned vehicle on US-70. When officers arrived, they found the car with no one inside, all doors open and footprints leading away from it.
About a quarter mile from the car, the woman's body was discovered. New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was contacted and they arrived to conduct an investigation.
At this time, it is unclear if foul play is suspected in the woman's death. Investigators have not identified her as of yet.
NewsChannel 9 will continue to follow this developing story.