The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman whose body was found in Shiprock Sunday night.
The body was discovered in a concrete irrigation ditch near Mesa Farm Road at approximately 7:30 p.m.. and no identification was found on the body, which could have been in the ditch for up to 24 hours.
The woman is described as a Native American in her late teens or early 20s, with long black hair and a tattoo of a star on her neck. She was wearing a black T-shirt.
The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information about this woman’s identity or who recalls seeing something suspicious in the area is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI at 505.889.1300 (24 hours), NNDPS at 505.368.1300, or send a tip online at https://tips.fbi.gov.