GALLUP, N.M.—Authorities are investigating the death of an Arizona man in a residential area on the Navajo reservation in Gallup.

The FBI in New Mexico says 33-year-old Vincent Smith Jr., of St. Michaels, was found Aug. 18 with apparent head injuries.

His body was discovered lying in weeds near his pickup truck.

Smith was transported to Gallup Indian Medical Center, where he died later that day.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating the death.

Anyone with information about the incident or who might have seen Smith the day before his death is asked to contact the FBI in Albuquerque.


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