Missing Yakima man found dead - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Missing Yakima man found dead

Posted: Updated:
Photo provided by the Yakima Police Department. Photo provided by the Yakima Police Department.

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima police say they've located the body of the 21-year-old Yakima man reported missing nearly three weeks ago.

After receiving information, detectives with the Yakima Police Department on Thursday searched a home on the 2200 block of Butterfield Road in Terrace Heights.

Police say they found the body of Gary Snell, Jr.  under a back porch of the home with multiple gunshot wounds.

Yakima police and Yakima County sheriff's deputies arrested Sebastian Looney, 20. He was booked into the Yakima County jail and faces first-degree murder charges.

Snell was last seen near the Pizza Hut on North 40th Avenue on December 4, according to earlier police reports.

Yakima police will continue investigating this as a homicide case.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/