FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
March 12, 2021

FBI, Navajo Nation Investigates Nenahnezad Homicide; Reward Offered

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the death of David Russell, Jr.

On January 5, 2020, Russell was found deceased in his residence south of the Chapter House in Nenahnezad, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation.

The cause of death was blunt force trauma to his head.

Russell was 53 years old.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 505-889-1300 or go online at tips.fbi.gov.

An FBI poster with a photo of Russell can be found at: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/david-russell-jr.