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FBI seeks information in 2017 death

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The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the death of Alvin Yazzie, Jr., of Sanostee, N.M., on the Navajo Nation. 

On July 15, 2017, Yazzie's body was discovered approximately three miles north of the Chapter House in Sanostee. 

An autopsy indicated Yazzie suffered multiple blunt and sharp force injuries to his head.

Yazzie was last seen in the company of an unidentified Native American man with whom he had a fight in a nearby residence. 

The man followed Yazzie outside and down a dirt road.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the FBI's Albuquerque Field Office at (505) 889-1300.