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Sheriff’s Office investigating death of Dexter man


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The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim in a death that occurred Saturday in the vicinity of East Grand Plains and Oasis road.

Mario Loera, 38, of Dexter, was discovered dead at that location.

A follow up investigation indicates the victim may have been killed when he was likely hit and/or run over by a motor vehicle during a domestic dispute, according to a post on the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. Autopsy results confirm severe head trauma as the cause of death.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information about the death should call the Sheriff’s Office at 575-624-6500.

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