Police investigate homicide at southeast Albuquerque park


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are investigating a homicide in southeast Albuquerque Friday morning. The Albuquerque Police Department reports that officers arrived at Lassatter Park located at 2807 Ridgecrest Drive and is near USS Bullhead Memorial Park in response to a male lying in the field. APD says a caller, who initially telephoned police, said the male was bleeding and not breathing. The victim died from his injuries.

APD says investigators are searching the area for witnesses and surveillance footage. At this time, police have not identified a suspect. The identity of the victim is unknown and how the male died will be determined by an autopsy. This is a developing story, KRQE News 13 will provide information as it becomes available.

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