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Missing hunter found dead in southern NM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A hunter was found dead near the Three Sisters Campground in the Elephant Butte Lake State Park around 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

New Mexico State Police received a call around 11 p.m. Saturday that a hunter was missing. Police found Donald Watson’s body in the morning. The cause of death is unknown, said Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony Lynn.

Watson was hunting alone, and Lynn said no further information was available Sunday.