Still No Answers After Autopsy on Burned Body Near Wapato
Yakima County Sheriff's Detectives are investigating the discovery of a burned body found near Wapato on Tuesday. The discovery was made early Tuesday morning in the100 block of Progressive Road. Sheriff's Deputies, Yakima Nation Tribal Police and the FBI responded where they found a partially burned body and a burned car nearby.
A homicide investigation is now underway
A press release from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office says they found a man had died and started a homicide investigation. Detectives along with a crime scene investigator say they're now searching for clues in the killing of the man who has not been identified.
An autopsy has been performed. It happened Thursday in Cowlitz County but so far no results to report. Authorities have lots of questions including the man's identity and how he died.
Detectives are hoping for your tips
Detectives know someone knows something and they're hoping for tips that could lead to an arrest. Often tips are what lead investigators to valuable information. Anyone with any information is urge to contact Det. Brian McIlrath via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Crime Stoppers Yakima County at 1-800-222-8477.
Still no arrests in a double homicide in Union Gap
Meanwhile no arrests yet in a double homicide reported on the 4th of july... Union Gap Police are being helped by the Washington State Patrol Crime Scene Response Team in looking for clues they hope will lead to an arrest. Authorities won't say whether or not the killings were random or if the killer or killers may have known the couple. Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice says it was a brutal slaying saying 84-year-old Jose Navarro and 87-year-old Rafaela Guzman Navarro were beat to death inside their Union Gap Home.