Published: 2:17 pm, Sun. Mar. 5th, 2017Updated: 2:12 pm
ECSO deputies were dispatched around 7:30 a.m. Sunday to the area, where they located Danny E. Mendes of Roswell lying in the middle of Haystack Road. Mendes was pronounced deceased, and the ECSO Detective Division was called in to investigate.
Eddy County Sheriff Mark Cage says that due to the circumstances involving the death, it is being investigated as a homicide.
Anyone with potential information is urged to contact Det. Robert Navarrette at 575-887-7551.