APD Investigates latest Suspicious Death in Albuquerque’s Valley

By: ABQRAW staff

Posted: 07/22/2023 @ 3:10PM

Albuquerque, NM

On Saturday, July 22, 2023, Officers from the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) responded to a report of an apparent homicide at 224 Mescalero Rd NW. Based on dispatch logs, it appears as though Albuquerque Fire Rescue was first dispatched to the scene around 1:20PM.

Upon arrival, officers located a person dead at the residence.

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The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made at this time. APD homicide detectives are asking anyone with information about this homicide to contact them at 505-242-COPS (2677) or Crime Stoppers at 843-STOP (7867). You can also submit an anonymous tip online at www.crimestoppersnm.com.

For the Albuquerque Metro area, this could be the 85th homicide for 2023. This is the fourth potential homicide in the last three days.

More information will be provided when and if it becomes available.

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Our homicide totals always include both “non justified” homicides and “justifiable”(self defense) homicides. We report exactly as the OMI since they do not differentiate between the two. The police and the courts will ultimately decide if the killing was a crime. But the medical examiner determines the cause of death.


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