Woman’s death under investigation in San Juan County

New Mexico

AZTEC, N.M. (KRQE) – Detectives in San Juan County are trying to figure out what led to a woman’s death near the Animas River.

The body of 62-year-old Sandra Long was found in a wooded area near Aztec on July 25, 2019. Detectives say it appears Long had been there for about a week before being discovered and the circumstances surrounding her death are still being investigated.

Authorities say Long had not been reported as a missing person. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says it does not believe there is an immediate danger to the public.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact detectives with the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office by calling dispatch at 505-334-6622.

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