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Santa Fe Police identify homicide victim

SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Police Department has identified the man found dead on Paseo de Peralta Thursday morning as 46-year-old Michael Sheffield of Santa Fe.

According to a police report, a woman said she arrived at work at 1520 Paseo de Peralta around 7:50 a.m. Thursday when she found a man, later identified as Sheffield, dead on the ground near a table.

An officer noticed blood on the chest area of Sheffield’s shirt as well as on his hands. Gloves, a beanie and a backpack were on the ground near the body, the report says.

SFPD did not provide any additional information as of Friday afternoon.

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