CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) - Carlsbad police are investigating the murder and dismembering of an 88-year-old man.
Police say they were called on Friday by Thomas Allumbaugh's grandson saying he was worried because he hadn't heard from him in a while.
Investigators later received a tip that Allumbaugh was dead and buried in the backyard of a home on Canal Street.
With the help of a cadaver dog investigators were able to find portions of the body buried separately.
Police say they have several person's of interest in the case but no arrests.
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