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Yakima Co. Sheriff's Office Identifies Toppenish Homicide Victim

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TOPPENISH, Wash. - The Yakima County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of a man found dead in Toppenish Saturday.

  Deputies say they're investigating the death of 20 year old Pedro Marquez-Villa as a homicide.

  Neighbors found his body behind a home on the 900 hundred block of Washington Avenue, but investigators say Marquez-Villa's most recent home was in Whatcom County.

  They say he had a head injury, an autopsy is scheduled for today.

  Anyone with information about the victim is asked to call the Yakima County Sheriff's Office at 509-574-2500, or Crime Stoppers Yakima County at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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