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Dead body found

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Gallup Police Capt. Erin Toadlena Pablo told the Gallup Sun that shortly before 9 am Jan. 7, Metro dispatch received a call from the Gallup fire station on the north side.

Two people had reportedly walked up to report finding a dead body.

Police officers and members of the fire department responded to an open field northwest of the TDFL football field.

They confirmed that a male there was deceased. He is described as Native American in his mid-60s. No foul play is suspected. He has been sent for an autopsy. No identification has been released.