NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – On Wednesday, June 8, around 8:00 a.m., Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a dead man on the Pajarito Mesa. The dead man has been identified as 32-year-old Victor Gaxila Atienzo.

Officials say this is being identified as a homicide and the next of kin has been notified. Anyone with information connection to Atienzo’s death is asked to contact Detective Cordova at 505-967-6009 or send an email to