Authorities seek information on death of Shiprock man

The Daily Times staff
Herbert Whitehorse

FARMINGTON — Federal and tribal authorities are seeking information into the death of a Shiprock man whose body was discovered in May.

The Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety and the FBI are investigating the death of Herbert Whitehorse, 67, according to a FBI press release.

His body was discovered on May 3 in an arroyo in Shiprock, 

An autopsy revealed Whitehorse died from blunt force trauma to his head. He was last seen alive around April 15.

Authorities are seeking any information regarding the events leading up to Whitehorse's death.

Those with information can call the FBI at 505-889-1300 or visit