Man found injured near Pecos River Friday

Mike Smith
Carlsbad Current-Argus

A man found near Carlsbad Friday afternoon with injuries to his head and face remained in critical condition Monday morning as Eddy County Sheriff’s Detectives investigated the case, said Undersheriff Matt Hutchinson.

Sheriff’s deputies found him on Capitan Reef Road around 5:15 p.m. Friday near the Diving Rock recreation area. The name of the person was not released by the Sheriff’s Office.

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CrimeStoppers of Eddy County offered a cash reward of up to $4,000 leading to an arrest, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Department.

Anyone with information was asked to contact Eddy County Sheriff’s Detectives Sgt. Kane Wyatt or Robert Smith at 575-887-7551 or CrimeStoppers at 575-887-1888 or 844-786-7227.

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Mike Smith can be reached at 575-628-5546 or by email at or @ArgusMichae on Twitter. 

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