Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Apparent Suicide Being Investigated Further.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

An apparent inconsistency in the location of a gun has prompted State Police to further investigate a Tierra Amarilla woman's death, which the Office of the Medical Investigator had classified a suicide.

Deborah Martinez was found Monday dead under a blanket in the bathtub of her home on Rio Arriba County Road 347 with a gunshot wound to the middle of the forehead, court documents state. Her husband, Andres, told police he and his wife had argued before he discovered her dead, the documents indicate.

State Police Sgt. Richard Martinez, the investigating officer, removed the blanket from the body and a .22-caliber handgun fell from under the blanket. …

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