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Body Found in Abandoned Vehicle near Toppenish

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TOPPENISH, Wash.--A body is found in the trunk of a car on Yakama Reservation Land.
 
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as 23-year-old Alberto Gabriel Martinez of Sunnyside.
 
Police discovered the abandoned car and body Friday afternoon off Highway 97.
 
Deputies said the car belongs to the victim's girlfriend.
 
It wasn't immediately clear how Martinez died, but the coroner said an autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
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