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APD: 2 dead in murder-suicide at SE ABQ apartment

Police investigate after the bodies of two people were found Saturday afternoon at a Southeast Albuquerque apartment complex. (Anthony Jackson/Albuquerque Journal)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police believe a murder-suicide left a man and woman dead Saturday afternoon at an apartment complex in Southeast Albuquerque.

Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said officers responded to a suspicious persons call at the Pearl at Spring Creek apartments near Gibson and San Pedro SE.

Inside an apartment, he said police found a woman‘s body in the front room and a man‘s body in the bedroom with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

“Throughout the homicide investigation, information was obtained to support this incident was a murder-suicide,” Gallegos said. “There are no outstanding suspects known.”

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