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APD investigates death at West Side shelter

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police detectives are investigating a death at the West Side homeless shelter.

Police spokesman Gilbert Gallegos said a man was found dead Saturday in a bunking area known as Pod D.

“(The Office of the Medical Investigator) and Criminalistics responded to the scene and determined the male had trauma to his head and determined his death suspicious,” Gallegos said.

Investigators were canvassing for witnesses.

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