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Two Arrested in Connection with Murder Near Toppenish

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UPDATE: According to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office, a 22-year-old male has been arrested on a charge of second degree murder related to the case.  This comes after the arrest of a 20-year-old woman on Saturday night.

Police have not released their names.

An autopsy on 23-year-old Alberto Gabriel Martinez is set for Monday afternoon.


YAKIMA, Wash.--A 20-year-old woman is arrested in connection with the murder of a Sunnyside man.
 
Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies said the body of 23-year-old Alberto Gabriel Martinez was found in the trunk near Toppenish Friday.
 
Detectives arrested the woman on Saturday after they said phone records and other factors made her a suspect. Detectives have not released her name and said they're still looking for others involved.
 
The woman in custody now faces charges of second degree murder.
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