Authorities investigating shooting death of woman in Fruitland

The Daily Times staff

FARMINGTON — Federal and tribal authorities are investigating the death of a woman who was shot to death near Fruitland earlier this month.

The Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety and the FBI are investigating the shooting death of an adult Native American woman that occurred near Fruitland on Sept. 18, according to FBI spokesman Frank Fisher.

No arrests have been made, but a suspect has been identified and interviewed, Fisher said..

Authorities have not identified the victim.

The case remains under investigation.