Police ID body found outside Espanola hospital

Updated: 06/21/2014 5:29 PM | Created: 06/21/2014 5:27 PM
By: APNewsNow, Associated Press

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police have identified the body of a woman found in a vehicle in an Espanola hospital parking lot.

Police say 19-year-old Erika Lozoya, of Santa Fe, was found dead in a vehicle outside Espanola Presbyterian Hospital on Friday around 1:30 p.m.

Investigators say the teenager died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest.

Police did not release any further details.

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