The Associated Press
Hunter found dead in southeastern NM
CARLSBAD - A 57-yearold deer hunter from Hobbs has died of an
apparent accidental gunshot wound.
The Eddy County Sheriff's Department says Jerry Pitts was found dead
by another group of hunters Monday. Pitts was in his truck off a remote
county road near Sitting Bull Falls.
Sheriff's investigators say preliminary findings point to an
accidental discharge of a rifle as the cause of death.