Missing Albuquerque man’s body found in Rio Grande Gorge

New Mexico
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Kayakers discovered the body of a missing Albuquerque man. 

Ignacio Perez Jr, 49, was last seen in May. His family had reported he sent them a suicide letter in the mail. 

His vehicle was eventually found at the Taos Gorge Bridge, but after an extensive search, New Mexico State Police never found him. 

Sunday, kayakers were in the Rio Grande and found his body in the gorge. 

Police are investigating whether he committed suicide. 

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