Dead Woman Identified, Investigation Continues

Signs of foul play were present, and detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call San Juan County Crime Stoppers at (505) 334-TIPS.  

Update: 11/13/17

From Farmington Police:

Farmington police have identified the woman found deceased at Brook Haven Park as 29-year-old Vanessa Tsosie of Red Valley, Arizona. On November 5 at approximately 7:06 a.m. police were dispatched to 901 Glade Ln. in reference to an injured female lying in the park. Officers arrived and found the woman to be deceased. Signs of foul play were present, and detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to call San Juan County Crime Stoppers at (505) 334-TIPS.  

 

Update: 11/7/17:

Farmington police are working to identify a woman who was found deceased at Brook Haven Park earlier this week. On November 5 at approximately 7:06 a.m. police were dispatched to 901 Glade Ln. in reference to an injured female lying in the park. Officers arrived and found the woman to be deceased. Signs of foul play were present, and detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide. The victim has not yet been identified and police are requesting the public’s assistance.

 

The victim is a Native American female of average height and stature. She has no tattoos or significant scarring. She was wearing distinctive clothing at the time, most notably a pair of black Nike skater style low-cut sneakers with large pink swooshes (see photo). She was also wearing a black and white striped scarf (SIMILAR to the attached photo), black knit sweater and blue jeans with holes. Also of note was her nail polish, which had a black base with predominantly purple glitter. 

 

Anyone with information about the woman’s identity is asked to call the Farmington Police Department’s Detective Division at 599-1005 or non-emergency dispatch at 334-6622. Anonymous tips may be submitted to San Juan County Crime Stoppers at 334-TIPS.

 

From Farmington Police:

On November 5 at approximately 7:06 a.m. Farmington police were dispatched to 901 Glade Ln. (Brook Haven Park West) in reference to an injured female lying in the park. Officers arrived and found the woman to be deceased. Signs of trauma were present, and detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide. The victim has not yet been identified.

 

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Detective Tip Hotline at 599-1068. Anonymous tips may be submitted to San Juan County Crime Stoppers at 334-TIPS.

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