Report: Decapitated body found near Gallup

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By Associated Press

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Investigators are looking into the discovery of what is reported as a decapitated body last week near the Red Rock chapter house in northwestern New Mexico.

An FBI spokesman won't confirm details of the crime, saying only that an investigation is continuing.

The Gallup Independent, citing "several people near the scene" who had knowledge of the situation, reports that the corpse was headless.

The body was found Oct. 7 on a small hill above the chapter house, which is located southwest of Gallup. The area was littered with empty beer cans and bottles.

Navajo Nation police are assisting with the investigation.