Sheriff’s office: Body found in Abiquiu Lake

ABIQUIU, N.M. — A man was fishing at Abiquiu Lake when he found a body floating in the water at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

The man called 911, and the Army Corps of Engineers helped Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s deputies go out on the lake and retrieve the body.

Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide, until evidence suggests otherwise. The victim, a male, has not been identified at this time.

Authorities said the body is being brought to the crime lab in Albuquerque.

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