Evidence leads police to begin homicide investigation in northeast Albuquerque

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APD is at the scene of a homicide investigation at the American Inn & Suites on Friday, April 16, 2021. (KRQE)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) –The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a homicide early Friday morning. According to police, around 3:45 a.m. paramedic crews from Albuquerque Fire Rescue were sent to the American Inn & Suites on Central and Louisiana for a medical call.

Authorities say once at the scene, medics discovered the male individual was deceased and called for officers. Evidence at the scene has led investigators to investigate the incident as a homicide.

Police say the deceased male was found on the second-story balcony of the motel. No other information has been released.

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