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Yakima Realtor Still in Serious Condition

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COWICHE, Wash.-- A Yakima real estate broker is still in serious condition a week after he was brutally attacked while showing a home in Cowiche.

Vern Holbrook, 78, was found lying in a pool of blood, badly beaten with his throat cut.

Luis Gomez-Monges, 38, and Adriana Mendez, 23, face attempted murder charges in the case.

Yakima County Sheriff's investigators won't say if there was a motive behind the attack.


YAKIMA, Wash. - A 78-year-old Yakima man is in serious condition at a Seattle hospital after suffering a head trauma.

Sheriff's deputies say Vernon Holbrook was showing homes in the Cowiche/Tieton area Saturday morning when they believe he was attacked.

After he didn't show up for later appointments, co-workers found him at a house along the 17,000 block of Summitview Avenue.

Deputies say there are no suspects at this time.