Police issue homicide callout after body was retrieved from flood channel

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Fire Rescue and Albuquerque police responded to calls of an individual floating down a flood channel near Juan Tabo Monday evening.

The rescue attempt later turned into a recovery effort after the male appeared to be deceased.

AFR said initial callers also mentioned the possibility of a second individual.

Further down the Hahn Arroyo, crews spotted the deceased man along with a mannequin.

AFR crews retrieved the body around 6:50 p.m., then handed the investigation over to APD.

APD has issued a homicide callout due to the circumstances of the man’s death.