The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an adult female whose body was found in an irrigation canal in the Paradise area of northern Shiprock in New Mexico.
The body was discovered at approximately 8 a.m. Sunday, July 22.
The woman is believed to have been Native American, approximately 25 to 40 years old. She was about 5’3” to 5’6” tall and weighed approximately 150 to 170 pounds.
She was wearing a yellow T-shirt, blue denim shorts, and Nike running shoes. Her hair was braided.
The cause of death is not being released at this time.
The woman may have been dead from 24 to 40 hours when her body was found.
No one matching the woman’s condition has been reported missing in the area.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the FBI in Albuquerque, 505-889-1300 (24 hours) or fill out an electronic reporting form at https://tips.fbi.gov/.