FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
April 15, 2021

FBI, Navajo Nation Seek Information on Mexican Citizen's Death in Fort Wingate

The FBI is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the circumstances surrounding the death of Medardo Gutierrez-Lopez, a citizen of Mexico.

On July 6, 2020, Gutierrez-Lopez was found deceased near the frontage road north of Interstate 40 and east of Exit 33 in Fort Wingate, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation.

The cause of death is undetermined.

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 Gutierrez-Lopez can be found at: https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/seeking-info/medardo-gutierrez-lopez

The FBI also is seeking information on other cases: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/albuquerque/wanted