HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) - Hobbs police are investigating a suspicious death: a body found decomposing in a freezer.
Officers found the corpse in an abandoned home on the 1400 block of East Dunnam Street around 5 p.m. Tuesday after neighbors reported a foul smell.
Sources say the body was found inside an unplugged freezer and covered in maggots. The body was in such bad shape police couldn't identify it as a man or a woman.
"We don't know any information about the body or the identity," Officer Mike Stone said. "The body has been sent to Albuquerque for autopsy."
Hobbs police say they do not know who owns the home although they are working with city officials to find out.
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