Suspicious Death Linked to Portales

Portales, NM - Portales police say the death of a 25-year-old man found Sunday is suspicious.

A family member reported he had been injured and was unresponsive. Portales police say Cochran County, Texas Sheriff's deputies notified them Sunday night about an abandoned burned vehicle they had found.

That vehicle reportedly belonged to the Portales man. Officers went to his address, but were not able to contact anyone.

They were later contacted by the relative who reported the man had been injured.
An autopsy has been ordered.