- Suspect: UNKNOWN/UNSOLVED
- Victim: Donnie Wade Barney, 32
- Date of birth: Oct. 25, 1984
- Status: UNSOLVED
- Date found: Aug. 19, 2017
- Last seen alive: Unlisted
- Type of incident: Stabbing
- Victim race: Native American
- Investigating agency: FBI
- Investigator: Unknown
- Location: Inside a hogan on Shadow Farm Road in Rehoboth (east of Gallup), New Mexico
- County: McKinley
- Tribal entity: Navajo Nation
On Aug. 19, 2017, the body of Donnie Barney was found inside a hogan on Shadow Farm Road in Rehoboth, according to a post on the FBI’s website.
“An autopsy indicated Barney died from stab wounds to his torso,” according to the post.
A hogan is a traditional Navajo dwelling built of “logs and earth,” according to the post.
Neither the post, nor a poster produced by the FBI, indicate when Barney was last seen alive.
The FBI is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the identification of his killer.
Anyone with information on his death can contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300.
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