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8:03 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Homicide Victim Found In NM ID'd As Texas Woman

Authorities in southeastern New Mexico have identified a homicide victim whose body was found in the Pecos River as a 24-year-old Texas woman.

The Eddy County Sheriff's Department says family members reported Anna L. Villegas of Seminole, Texas, missing on Nov. 21.

According to the Carlsbad Current-Argus, medical investigators determined that she was asphyxiated.

A hunter found her bound and nude body Friday morning north of Loving.

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