YAKIMA, Wash. — Police investigators are searching for more evidence and details about the shooting death of a 31-year-old woman whose body was recovered from a hotel early on Friday morning.
According to a press release issued by the Yakima Police Department, officers were dispatched to a hotel on the 1000-block of N 1st St at 2:00 a.m. on October 21, 2022. Upon arrival, YPD investigators discovered the body with several bullet wounds.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigative Division were activated to case the scene, search for evidence and speak to people in the area of the hotel. Although they have discovered the woman’s identity, YPD officials are withholding her name while getting in contact with family members and following different leads.
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They have yet to publically identify a suspect and it’s unclear if anyone else was at the scene while the hotel room was being investigated. The hotel is located between W Bartlett Pl and E I St.
Yakima detectives would like to hear from anyone who was in the area, witnessed the crime, or has other information that might help them. Contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 if you have information that might help.
This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up may be issued when further details are revealed.
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