FARMINGTON — A woman's body was found in Shiprock over the weekend, and authorities are asking for help in identifying her.
The FBI and the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are looking for help identifying an adult female whose body was found in a concrete irrigation ditch near Mesa Farm Road in Shiprock.
The body was found at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, according to an FBI news release.
The woman is described as Native American, in her late teens or early 20s, with long black hair and a tattoo of a star on her neck. She was wearing a black T-shirt.
The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the FBI in Albuquerque at 505-889-1300 or the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety at 505-368-1300.