APD IDs two recent homicide victims, updates suspected July homicide | KOB 4

APD IDs two recent homicide victims, updates suspected July homicide

Jonathan Fjeld
Updated: August 31, 2021 03:40 PM
Created: August 31, 2021 11:14 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –  APD on Monday released their updated homicide statistics, including new details about three investigations.

Samuel Adviento, 53, was identified as the victim of a Friday morning homicide. The homicide scene was at the 400 block of Texas St. NE around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

Gabriel Garcia, 16, was identified as the victim of an early Saturday morning homicide. The homicide scene was in the area of 500 Tennessee St. NE shortly before 1 a.m. last Saturday.

APD ruled a July 16 suspicious death stemmed from a drug overdose-induced heart attack. The person was discovered in an apartment in the area of Indian School and Juan Tabo. 

Police have investigated a record 83 homicides this year. 


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