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Police respond to first homicide in Pasco this year

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PASCO, Wash;-- Police say a 41-year-old Kennewick man was stabbed multiple times in the body and was found lying in an alley right next to the restaurant and club El Patron in Pasco at about 2am.  

Officers say he was transported to the hospital quickly, but it wasn't enough to save him. He died from the wounds early this morning.  

Workers at El Patron say the 41-year-old Kennewick man was a part of security for the restaurant for less than a year. Police say two men confronted him in the alley where a fight broke out and the victim was stabbed.

Pasco police will wait to release the victim's name until after all family is notified. 

Police currently have two persons of interest: 28-year-old Adan Virgen and 20-year-old Concepcion Virgen.

It is requested that if anyone knows the whereabouts of these two individuals and or where the 1996 Dodge Stratus is located to contact their local police immediately. The Pasco Police can also be contacted at 509-545-3421 or 509-545-3484.  

--Hilary Whittier. If you have any story ideas please email her at Hilary.Whittier@KNDU.com