Body Found in Burned Out Car Near Wapato
Little is known at this time, but the investigation has begun.
Officials alerted to a body found in a burned-out car
In the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 16th, the Yakima County Sheriff's Department was notified about a burned-out car that was in the 100 block of Progressive Road, about a mile SE of Wapato near Highway 97.
Upon arrival, Sheriff's Deputies, FBI agents, and Yakama Nation Tribal Police found a partially burned body inside the car, which appeared to have been completely consumed. No word yet if the car was still on fire, or extinguished when officers arrived.
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The body was identified as male, crime scene investigators are treating this as of now as a homicide. No further information has been released, but anyone who may have details or know anything, call (509)-574-2569.
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