Yakima Police ID One of Two People Killed in Recent Homicides
Detectives with the Yakima Police Department Homicide unit are busy today looking for clues in two fatal shootings last week. Authorities haven't yet identified a woman found dead from gunshot wounds Friday morning at the Yakima Inn on North First Street. The woman died from multiple gunshot wounds. As that investigation was underway on Friday Detectives were called to another homicide reported on East Chestnut Avenue. Police responded after getting reports of a man being assaulted in the area but when police arrived they found the man dead from gunshot wounds. That man has been identified as 34-year-old Adalberto Cervantes-Sanchez.
Police are looking for suspects in both shootings
Police continue to search for information and clues that could lead them to arrests in both cases because so far no arrests have been made.
A homicide reported on January 11 at the Yakima Inn remains unsolved. 38-year-old Clayton Peter Brown Jr. died after being shot in a room at the hotel. He lived at the hotel at the time of his death. No arrest has been made in that killing.
Authorities know someone knows something about the homicides.
If you know anything that could help authorities contact Yakima police at 509-575-6200. Or call in your tips to Yakima County Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
Two murders last week have Yakima Police homicide detectives looking for clues hoping to make arrests. On Friday morning Officers were called to the Yakima Inn at 1022 North First Street. When Officers arrived they found a 31-year-old woman dead from gunshot wounds. The woman's name hasn't been released and no arrests have been made. As Detectives were busy investigating that killing they were notified on Saturday of another murder.
No arrests in either case but police are working
Officers were called to the East Chestnut Avenue between 6th Street and 7th Street at about 7:30 am after getting reports of someone being assaulted in the area. Officers found a man on the sidewalk dead from gunshot wounds. The man hasn't been identified and just like the other homicide no arrests have been made. Despite both murders being in areas where there are security cameras and possible witnesses police haven't identified any suspects or people of interest. Police aren't saying if the cases are connected.
Someone knows something about the murders is that you?
Authorities know someone knows something about both shootings.
If you know anything about either case contact Yakima police at 509-575-6200. Or call in your tips to Yakima County Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
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