Police: 1 person found dead in southeast Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are investigating a violent crime after one person was found dead in southeast Albuquerque. The scene is on Bell Avenue SE right off of Louisiana just a few blocks down the road from Zuni Road.

Right now, police say they don’t know what happened to this person but they have multiple agencies combing through the crime scene.

The Albuquerque Police Department says they were called out just before 1:00 a.m. Wednesday morning in reference to a “down and out subject,” When officers arrived they found an individual who had multiple injuries. That person was later pronounced dead on the scene.

APD says the incident has been deemed a full violent crimes call out. Officers are asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything to contact police.

Police had Louisiana Boulevard to Alcazar Street along Bell Avenue closed off, but it is now open.

No other details have been released.

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