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Police Find Homicide Victim in North Valley Ditch Bank of Albuquerque

ABQ RAW staff

Posted 1/6/2022 4:18PM

NW Albuquerque-

On 1/5/2022, Bernalillo County Sheriff's office responded to the 2300 block of Dietz Farm RD NW in reference to a body found in a ditch bank behind a home. When BCSO investigators and their Violent Crime/Homicide Detectives went on scene they located a decomposing human body. A tweet was sent out by BCSO which said the body had been in the area for a lengthy time, based on the decomposition. BCSO went on to say “This is an active and ongoing homicide investigation,” “Limited details are available at this time.”




Bernalillo County Sheriffs office and Albuquerque Police Open Space Officers were seen looking along the ditch bank for additional evidence this afternoon.


This is Albuquerque metro's second homicide of 2022. The gender and identity of the body are unknown at this time and the investigation is ongoing.




2022 ABQ RAW Homicide Map



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