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Police report second homicide on Sunday

Albuquerque police secure a homicide scene on Sunday afternoon. Authorities say a man was found dead in an alley near Wyoming and Constitution NE. (ADOLPHE PIERRE-LOUIS/Albuquerque JOURNAL)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police say they’re investigating the second homicide reported in the city on Sunday afternoon.

Rebecca Atkins, an Albuquerque Police Department spokeswoman, said just before 5 p.m. that responding officers found a man dead in an alley near the 1300 block of Wyoming NE.

Earlier Sunday afternoon, Atkins said a woman was found dead at the Desert Sands Inn, 13317 Central Ave, which is near Central and Tramway.

Police are investigating the woman’s death as a homicide.

Police haven’t released any other details about the cases.


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