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Body found in North Prosser

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PROSSER, Wash.-- Body found in North Prosser. A body was found Saturday afternoon in Prosser. Benton County Sheriff's Deputies say a farmer called in and told deputies he saw what appeared to be a body facing down at the Anderson Ranch in North Prosser.

The Benton County Coroner's office identified the man as 78-year-old Efren Hernandez. He was reported missing from Grandview August 11th when he was supposed to arrive home from Mexico on August 4th.

The Benton County Coroner's Deputy says the death appears to be an accident. They believe the man may have been dehydrated and possibly died of too much exposure to the heat for too long.

They're now scheduling an autopsy.

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