A body was found May 8 in the 500 block of Juan Tomas Road, according to a press release from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s office.

The press release says that the sheriff’s department responded to a call for service at about 8:30 p.m. on May 8. “Upon arrival, deputies located a deceased person near the roadway with obvious signs of trauma,” the press release says.

No details about the condition of the person are available for release, the press release says. An investigation is ongoing.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at news.ind.editor@gmail.com.