February 14, 2017

FBI, Navajo Nation Seek Public's Help Investigating Man's Death

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating the death of a Native American man whose body was found in a road on February 7, 2017.

The body of Alan Jim, 34, was found at about 4:53 a.m. in the southbound lane of County Road 7900, approximately 6.3 miles south of Highway 550, in the Chaco Canyon area of New Mexico.

Preliminary autopsy results indicate Jim died of blunt force trauma to his head and upper body.

Authorities want to talk to anybody who recalls seeing Jim shortly before his body was found or who may have information regarding the cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI (24 hours) at 505-889-1300.

Alan Jim Murder Case