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Amarillo Police Department
Friday August 6th, 2010 :: 09:48 p.m. CDT

New Mexico State Police needs your help with double Homicide investigation

State of New Mexico Department of Public Safety
August 5, 2010 Contact: Peter Olson (505) 827-3361

Two Found Dead in Burned Camper Santa Rosa—The burned bodies of two people were found Wednesday morning by a rancher 10 miles west of Santa Rosa. The bodies were found in a burned camper on a ranch about 3 miles north of I-40. The New Mexico State Police is currently investigating this as a double-homicide. The victims are believed to have left the Oklahoma City., OK early Monday morning and traveled west towards NM along Interstate 40. The victims were traveling in a white 4-door 2008 Chevrolet pickup truck pulling a light colored 32’ travel trailer. The travel trailer was found west of Santa Rosa and the truck was located at approximately 2:00PM Wednesday abandoned in a parking lot near Edith & Osuna in Albuquerque. Anyone who may have seen this vehicle traveling along I-40 or may have information related to this crime is requested to contact the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau.

Tucumcari State Police Office (575) 461-3300
Santa Rosa State Police Office (575) 472-5211
Agent Patrick Bucksath (575) 799-0799
Agent Josh Armijo (575) 309-7848
Attached photos are of the truck found in Albuquerque. This crime is not believed to be related to Amarillo. This information is being relayed by request of the New Mexico State Police.

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Amarillo Police Department
200 SE 3rd Ave
Amarillo, TX 79101

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 806-378-4257

Cpl. Sean Slover
Amarillo Crime Stoppers, APD

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