Sheriff’s Office: Body found in Santa Fe River bed

SF body
Photo courtesy Deborah Martinez

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe County authorities say a body has been found in the Santa Fe River’s bed Tuesday morning.

Officials say the body is a 45- to 52-year-old man with dark hair and a mustache. He’s about 5-foot, 8-inches tall and weighs about 170-180 pounds. The Sheriff’s Office said the man was found face up in the mud below a bridge.

The Sheriff’s Office said detectives are on the scene, but there’s no immediate word on the identity or circumstances of death of the person. 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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