Las Cruces police identify body found in arroyo

Las Cruces police identify body found in arroyo



LAS CRUCES – The man found dead Tuesday in the arroyo near Lohman Avenue and Del Monte Street has been positively identified as 30-year-old Demon Williams of Las Cruces.

Williams’ body was discovered shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, by a cleanup crew that was working in the arroyo that runs underneath Lohman Avenue near Del Monte Street. His body had signs of trauma, according to the Las Cruces Police Department.

The exact cause of death has yet to be determined. Williams’ body has been sent to the New Mexico medical investigator’s office for autopsy.

Police are continuing their investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 575-526-0795.


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