Burlington Man Found Dead in New Mexico

A Burlington man that was reported missing in February was found in the mountains of Torrance County, New Mexico.

Eric Wayne Barrow, 36, was recently found dead in a rural area near Duran, New Mexico. A release sent in February about Barrow's disappearance said he was an experienced outdoorsman and might be camping.

On July 4, the New Mexico Medical Examiner's office notified Burlington police they identified a 'John Doe' subject who they learned of in May. 

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Burlington police have been working closely with the State of New Mexico’s Medical Examiner’s Office as well as the Torrance County Sheriff’s Office during the investigation. 

Barrow was last seen in Burlington by his family in early November 2016. The cause of death hasn't been released by the Medical Examiner's office. 

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