Officials from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office, Yakama Nation Tribal Police, and the FBI were sent to the 100 block of Progressive Rd. in response to a report of a partially burned body found near a burnt vehicle on the morning of Tuesday, August 16.

According to the report, responders arrived to discover a deceased male near the vehicle. Detectives were called on along with a crime scene investigator to process the scene as a homicide. The cause of death will be determined at an autopsy along with attempting to identify the man.

Ileana Martinez can be contacted at 509-837-4500 ext 115, or on Instagram @marketingwithileana

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