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Body of 5-month old TX baby recovered in New Mexico desert


POSTED: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 3:46pm

UPDATED: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 7:29am

El Paso Police have confirmed they have recovered the body of an infant that they believe to be 5-month-old Jackson Farrey.

They say that officers pinpointed the location late Tuesday evening, but found the remains Wednesday morning in the desert west of US-54 near the Outpost at Orogrande, NM. EPPD say they are involved in a multi-agency investigation at including multiple law enforcement offices from Michigan, Illinois, Texas and New Mexico including FBI and U.S. Border Patrol.

The body will be transported to the University of New Mexico Medical examiners offices in Albuquerque, NM for a full autopsy.

The EPPD Mobile Command unit is set up at a gas station in the small community, halfway between El Paso and Alamogordo.

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