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Tree trimmer haunted by discovery : Human skull found in Tijeras being investigated as a homicide

Nov 06, 2018 - Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)

Del Garcia still can't get it out of his mind.

He and a co-worker were trimming trees in Tijeras late last month when they stumbled upon a human skull inside a cardboard box.

"It wasn't buried. Somebody set it behind the trees," he said. "We called the police, and the police didn't even believe us."

But that didn't last long.

Arriving deputies with the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office separated the workers for questioning and sealed off the forested area south of the Ro...