Detectives investigating overnight homicide in NE Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police are investigating a homicide that began as an overdose call Friday night on the 1700 block of San Pedro NE.

Officers were dispatched around 9:30 p.m. Friday night to the Shades of Grey tattoo shop at 1711 San Pedro Rd NE. The 911 call advised a female was suffering from a drug overdose. Officers administered life-saving efforts until paramedics arrive. Paramedics were unable to revive the female and she died at the scene.

When medical investigators arrived and inspected the body, they noticed ligature marks on the woman’s neck. A homicide call out was made due to the suspicious circumstances.

Detectives have begun their investigation. The identity of the victim or any possible suspects are unknown at this time. News 13 will provide updates as they become available.

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