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Man found slain in SW ABQ

Police investigate after a man was found dead Saturday morning in the Barelas neighborhood. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Detectives are investigating after a man was found dead on the sidewalk Saturday morning in the Barelas neighborhood.

Rebecca Atkins, an Albuquerque police spokeswoman, said officers responded around 7 a.m. to a “down and out” man on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Fourth SW, just north of Bridge.

She said they found a man dead with “signs of trauma” but gave no other details on how he died.

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