Officers investigate woman's death as homicide in NW ABQ - Albuquerque Journal

Officers investigate woman’s death as homicide in NW ABQ

Police say a homicide investigation is underway in Northwest Albuquerque after a woman was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

Police have launched a homicide investigation after a woman was found dead in a Northwest Albuquerque home Sunday morning of an apparent gunshot wound.

Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Gilbert Gallegos said in an email that police were called to the 10600 block of Vista Bella NW, near McMahon and Unser, around 8 a.m. Sunday. They were responding to reports that a woman was dead with “apparent trauma to her face.”

“Officers (on) scene confirmed a female was deceased by an apparent gunshot wound,” Gallegos wrote in the email.

Detectives are in the process of conducting interviews and canvassing the areas for potential witnesses.


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