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UPDATE: Deputies Release Name of Man Found Dead in Benton City

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BENTON CITY, Wash. - The Benton County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man found dead Monday morning in a Benton City church parking lot.

Deputies say Michael A. Edwards, 55, from Benton City was found behind the Assembly of God Church on North River Road. They say they are investigating the death as a homicide.

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BENTON CITY, Wash. - We're working to learn more information about what Benton County Sheriff's Deputies are calling a potential homicide in Benton City.

Deputies say a neighbor called 911 around 8:00 a.m. Monday to report a commotion they heard outside the Assembly of God Church late Sunday night. 

Deputies say when they arrived, they found the body of a man and one car in the parking lot behind the church on North River Road. 

Detectives say they are investigating the man's death as a possible homicide. Deputies haven't said the man's name, or how he may have died.

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BENTON CITY, Wash. - Benton County Sheriff Deputies say they're investigating a suspicious death and possible homicide near River Road in Benton City. We have a reporter headed to the scene and will bring you more information as soon as we learn it.

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