Hobbs Police identify body found in field

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Published: Jun. 14, 2022 at 12:18 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2022 at 11:54 AM CDT
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HOBBS, New Mexico (KCBD) - Hobbs Police have identified a body found in a field west of Zia Park Casino on Sunday as Daniel Forlines of Carlsbad, NM.

A witness told police they saw the person lying in the field as they were driving in the area of West Millen. They checked on the person and said he appeared to be dead.

Detectives are working to investigate the nature of his death.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact the Hobbs Police Department at (575) 397-9265 or Lea County Crime Stoppers at (575) 393-8005.

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