ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police in Albuquerque say the body found in the Four Hills area is of a woman who was decapitated.
Police say two neighbors walking their dogs Saturday morning found the body in an arroyo behind some homes.
Police were initially unable to identify the victim or the gender, saying massive injuries to the body were making it difficult.
Investigators have found the woman’s identity, but police say they won’t name her until the family has been notified.
Area residents say the trail near where the body was found is a popular hiking spot and is typically busy.
Police say no suspects have been arrested and no additional details about the case were available.