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House Fire Murder Investigation Makes Progress

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Yakima Police are close to releasing a photo of a potential suspect in the homicide of 62-year-old Jerene Matta. Yakima Police are close to releasing a photo of a potential suspect in the homicide of 62-year-old Jerene Matta.

YAKIMA, WA - Yakima Police are close to releasing a photo of a potential suspect in the homicide of 62-year-old Jerene Matta. 

Firefighters found Matta dead in her home in early December. Police determined she suffered blunt force trauma to the head and later died from carbon monoxide poisoning when her house caught fire. 

Police say they are pouring over video evidence in the case and could potentially release a photo to the public soon.

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