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Prosser homicide investigation

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PROSSER, Wash. – The Washington State Patrol Criminal Investigation Division and the Prosser Police Department are investigating a homicide in Prosser.

Police say around 7:00 PM on Saturday they received a call about a body laying in an irrigation access road near the Prosser High School baseball field.

The victim is a 20 year old male with an apparent gunshot wound to his head.  Police are not releasing his name until he is positively identified, but Rick Corson the Benton County Coroner believes it be River Saenz. If you have any information on this investigation,  call Prosser Police at 786-1500.

This the first murder investigation for Prosser since 1995.