June 13, 2011
STEINS, N.M. — New Mexico state police and the U.S. Border Patrol are investigating the killing of a rancher about 100 miles from the Mexican border.
State police Maj. Scott Weaver says 68-year-old rancher Larry Link was found dead about 6:15 a.m. Tuesday outside his ranch in Steins in Hidalgo County, which borders Mexico and Arizona.
Weaver says the killing is being investigated as a homicide and there are no suspects. He declined to release any other information about the case.