Man arrested after fiance found dead in southwest Albuquerque

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Police are investigating a woman’s death in southwest Albuquerque stemming from domestic violence.

Wednesday morning, Albuquerque Police officers were dispatched after receiving a phone call from a male who told officers he choked his fiance, killing her, before attempting to then kill himself.

Officers responded to the area of Gonzales and Bataan where they discovered a deceased female at a home.

The male suspect was taken to UNM Hospital and is being treated for a self-inflicted stab wound to his chest.

The victim’s name has not been released.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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