PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police seeking public’s assistance in 1988 cold case homicide

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Farmington, NM – The Farmington Police Department is seeking information on the death of Feliciano Mendoza. On May 10, 1988, officers were called to the area of Broadway Avenue and West Main Street on a report of a downed subject. When officers arrived, they discovered Feliciano Mendoza suffering from head trauma.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Several individuals near the area were interviewed but were unable to provide any viable information. The investigation quickly went cold.

The Farmington Police Department is seeking information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) responsible for Mendoza’s death. Anyone with information that could help move this case forward, is asked to contact Detective Heather Chavez at (505) 566-2370 or non-emergency dispatch at (505) 334-6622. Anonymous tips may be submitted to the Farmington Police Department Detective Tip Hotline at (505) 599-1068.

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