Authorities Identify Bodies Found Burned Near Moxee
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office has released the identities of two people whose burned bodies were found Tuesday on a hop farm near Moxee. Sheriff's officials say the victims are 24-year-old Miguel Martinez-Vasquez and 32-year-old Alyson Elizabeth Harris. Both were from Yakima.
The Sheriff's Office published the names in a Facebook post late Thursday afternoon.
The two were last seen Dec. 21 in the vicinity of North First Street and were reported missing to the Yakima Police Department.
Meantime, Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice says he's working to schedule autopsies, likely for weekend.
The bodies of Martinez-Vasquez and Harris were found by an employee of the farm in the 5600 block of Desmarais Road, six miles east of Moxee. The investigation continues.
The Sheriff's Office reminds the public that if anyone has information on the case, they should call Detective McIlrath at (509) 574-2562 -- or contact CrimeStoppers at (800) 248-9980, or www.crimestoppersyakco.org