Death of inmate under investigation at MDC

Albuquerque News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office is looking into the death of an inmate at the Metropolitan Detention Center on Monday evening. Details are limited, but county officials say the inmate was killed during a fight in one of the general population cells.


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The sheriff’s office and MDC are investigating. In a press release, Bernalillo County reports the manner of death is unknown at this time.

KRQE News 13 will provide any updates as soon as they become available.

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