Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Police ID Dead Man As Phillip Silva.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports

NEWS FROM THE SOUTH

Police on Wednesday released the identity of a man found dead Dec. 20 in an irrigation ditch on Malpais Road, west of Isleta Boulevard in the South Valley.

Early morning walkers found the remains of Phillip Silva, 29, of Belen in the ditch with a bag covering his head and a rope or cord around his neck, said Ronni Sparks, spokeswoman for the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.