Dead man was shot in chin

Dead man was shot in chin

There are 39 comments on the The Santa Fe New Mexican story from Apr 14, 2009, titled Dead man was shot in chin. In it, The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that:

The 26-year-old man found dead Saturday on or near Pojoaque Pueblo had been shot in the chin, a Santa Fe County Sheriff's Department report says.

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soluna

Nampa, ID

#1 Apr 14, 2009
Such a sad story. Thoughts & prayers to the family.
valley resident

AOL

#2 Apr 15, 2009
This is the 2nd dead body found in Pojoaque this month..the other was a hit and run. Very scary for those of us that live here in the Pojoaque Valley!
DocMo

Santa Fe, NM

#3 Apr 15, 2009
Our condolences to the Friday family and the Jicarilla Apache tribe for their loss. How doubly sad... that this is the second young man found lying dead on or near Pojoaque Pueblo land in just the last week? Was there alcohol and violence involved in some way in both instances? It appears likely. But we will probably never know for sure because these are both 'sovereign nation' cases. The public silence will be deafening....
Ashamed

United States

#4 Apr 15, 2009
What is happening on this pueblo land? Why is there so mamy questions and not enough answers It seems a higher power needs to intervene. So sorry for the loss
Judge Roy Bean

Bloomington, IN

#5 Apr 15, 2009
Sound like suicide to me.
B Chavez

Santa Fe, NM

#6 Apr 15, 2009
Judge Roy Bean wrote:
Sound like suicide to me.
I heard from a BIA rep. that it is actually "gang related" and he was murdered then dumped there. This is the third death that has occurred in the Pojoaque area within the last two weeks. Such a sad time for the valley. My condolences to the victims families.
El Rancho Resident

Albuquerque, NM

#7 Apr 15, 2009
Yah, it would be nice if Sheriff Solano would send regular patrols to our area. But he seems to like to come after the deeds are done.
my goodness

Los Alamos, NM

#8 Apr 15, 2009
Why do people always assume suicide, alcohol, gang related, and overdose. People a human life has been lost no matter how it happened. Lets not forget that they have loved someone behind. Someone that loves them and they have to read comments that do not matter that this point. As a mother I would not pass judgment on any ones death. I do have children myself and cannot predict what my happen to them. I would rather have someone say nice things about them or not say anything at all.
David Velarde Jr

Albuquerque, NM

#9 Apr 15, 2009
He was a good young man, I knew his father. He was from Dulce but had lived off the reservation for a number of years. Too many of our young people are passing so young. But I too grieve for the young man even though I didn't know him personally, I knew the family and his half brother is Ishkoten
Dougi of Santa Fe, a talented artist.
full of it

AOL

#10 Apr 15, 2009
valley resident wrote:
This is the 2nd dead body found in Pojoaque this month..the other was a hit and run. Very scary for those of us that live here in the Pojoaque Valley!
oh ha ha i'm so scared! Just because a body is dumped on the boundries of pueblo land means NOTHING. Get Real!
Chilie

Los Alamos, NM

#11 Apr 15, 2009
My condolences go out to his family especially his babies. There has been unnecessary deaths in the valley but I wish opinionated people out there would wait for the evidence before making ignorant statements about Pojoaque Pueblo, who happen to consist of some really good people. Prejudice statements don't help the families that these tragedies have to endure. One more thing, just because things happen in Pojoaque does not mean it is on Pueblo Land. The lands are checker board which means there is Private Land mixed into Pueblo Land, and if this death took place on 84D in Jacona which is a land grant then it was not within the Pojoaque Pueblo boundary. So for those of you have made cruel and ignorant statements regarding this death and the others do your homework and be a little kinder before you write the next one.
Ann

Santa Fe, NM

#12 Apr 15, 2009
Chilie wrote:
My condolences go out to his family especially his babies. There has been unnecessary deaths in the valley but I wish opinionated people out there would wait for the evidence before making ignorant statements about Pojoaque Pueblo, who happen to consist of some really good people. Prejudice statements don't help the families that these tragedies have to endure. One more thing, just because things happen in Pojoaque does not mean it is on Pueblo Land. The lands are checker board which means there is Private Land mixed into Pueblo Land, and if this death took place on 84D in Jacona which is a land grant then it was not within the Pojoaque Pueblo boundary. So for those of you have made cruel and ignorant statements regarding this death and the others do your homework and be a little kinder before you write the next one.
AMEN
ronelle

Ponemah, MN

#13 Apr 15, 2009
that is a very bad mann
ronelle

Ponemah, MN

#14 Apr 15, 2009
tya for that guy dumb **** dude he should of never been talking shyt
Franklin Moore

Santa Fe, NM

#15 Apr 15, 2009
full of it wrote:
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oh ha ha i'm so scared! Just because a body is dumped on the boundries of pueblo land means NOTHING. Get Real!
If anyone should get real is You! Why are you so mean and ugly? Why don't you show your face to the family and tell them yourself? Outsiders like yourself who are so mean and ugly should consider themselves banned from the pueblo lands forever!
Bad Journalism

Los Alamos, NM

#17 Apr 15, 2009
Reporting on the details in the paper can only hurt the investigation. Its terrible of the New Mexican to sensationalize every story. The reporter wants people to believe and is assuming this tribal member had issues. Is Auslander saying this tribal person was bad so just sweep this under the carpet. Terrible reporting. Have some respect for the victim's family.
Good Gawd

Santa Fe, NM

#18 Apr 15, 2009
full of it wrote:
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oh ha ha i'm so scared! Just because a body is dumped on the boundries of pueblo land means NOTHING. Get Real!
Go get your prescription refilled and calm down.
full of it

AOL

#19 Apr 15, 2009
Good Gawd wrote:
<quoted text>Go get your prescription refilled and calm down.
Your funny! Only an addict would make that suggestion. If your so scared to live in Pojoaque valley then MOVE! Oh nevermind, I forgot, your perscription meds will keep you calm!

Since: Oct 08

Perham, MN

#20 Apr 15, 2009
Why in the world would someone want to shoot a dead man in the chin? Isn't he already dead?
full of it

AOL

#21 Apr 15, 2009
Franklin Moore wrote:
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If anyone should get real is You! Why are you so mean and ugly? Why don't you show your face to the family and tell them yourself? Outsiders like yourself who are so mean and ugly should consider themselves banned from the pueblo lands forever!
Sorry to disappoint you but I live here! This mean and ugly person doesn't take kindly to idiots who do nothing but complain.

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