Man arrested in connection to Navajo Nation murder

SHEEP SPRINGS, N.M. (KRQE) – The FBI has made an arrest in a weekend murder on the Navajo Nation.

Bufred Denetclaw, 52, is accused of stabbing and killing a man Saturday in Sheep Springs, New Mexico.

He’s expected in federal court in Albuquerque Tuesday to face charges.

Investigators have not released a motive. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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