FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
August 5, 2021

FBI Media Alert: Information Sought in Homicide of Sundance, New Mexico Man

The FBI is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for the homicide of Michael Barney, Sr.

On June 7, 2021, Barney, 50, was found deceased outside his residence located on Roadrunner Drive in Sundance, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation.

The cause of death is pending, but is considered suspicious.

The Navajo Nation Department of Public Safety is assisting with this investigation.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to immediately contact the FBI by calling 505-889-1300 or sending information online at tips.fbi.gov.

An FBI poster and downloadable photo can be found at: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/michael-barney-sr.