APD asks for public’s help to identify crash/homicide victims

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Update: Albuquerque police say both victims have been identified. The victims were 14-year-old Alyssa Salazar and 14-year-old Alize Henson.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify two teenage girls who were killed in a crash at Central and Tingley.

The crash occurred early Thursday around 12:30 a.m.

Police said two males, including the driver, were also taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. An unoccupied vehicle was discovered further east at Central and Rio Grande. Homicide detectives were called to investigate whether the crash was the result of an intentional act.

Detectives released following descriptions of the two victims. Anyone with information is asked to call APD’s non-emergency number at 505-242-COPS (2677).

Jane Doe #1

  • 14-18 years of age
  • 5’1”
  • 124 lbs
  • Reddish-brown hair
  • Possibly Hispanic or Native American
  • Was wearing a maroon “bralette”, grey shorts, black and white Nike shoes, and grey socks

Jane Doe #2

  • 14-18 years of age
  • 4’9″
  • 93 lbs
  • Blonde or light brown hair dyed pinkish purple
  • Possibly white or Hispanic
  • Was wearing blue jeans, black and white checkered shirt, black bra, and black socks