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Diver Finds Backpack in Yakima River, Possibly Connected to Richland Murder

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BENTON CITY, Wash. - Richland police believe they have found the backpack used by two teenage murder suspects to hide evidence.

Officers say on Monday a diver found the backpack in the Yakima River in Benton City. They say it matches the description of the backpack that police believe John Young, 18 and Joshua Hunt, 19, used to hide the murder weapon that police believe was used in the shooting death of Joshua Snapp.

Police are currently working to get a search warrant to look inside the bag.

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