RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Authorities say a burned body found in northwest Rio Rancho last weekend has been identified as a 65-year-old Albuquerque woman.

Albuquerque police say Marilyn Rose Gandert was reported missing on Sunday.

Sandoval County Sheriff’s officials say a body burned beyond recognition was found a day earlier by a passer-by.

Police say an active homicide investigation is underway.

They didn’t say how the woman died or if there are any suspects in Gandert’s death.

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