Juanita Ida Cortez
On March 9, 1979 a nude female body was
found by a jogger at 6:00 a.m. at Graves Park at 9th and Cutler NW. The body was
that of Juanita Ida Cortez. Juanita was lying face up under a geodesic dome shaped
playground bar set. There were eight visible stab wounds. There were no signs
of a violent struggle at the immediate scene.
If you or anyone you know has information about this murder we urge you to help. If
you have information leading to the arrest and conviction of the MURDERER(S), you may
receive a REWARD from Crimestoppers. You may contact Rich Lewis of the Albuquerque Police Department's Cold Case Unit at 505-924-6095, call
Crimestoppers at 505-843-7867, or email us.
Any information about this murder, as insignificant as it seems, may be important!