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Murder Investigation Underway in Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wash. - Yakima Police are investigating the first murder case of 2008. 63-year-old Charles Palmer was found dead in his bedroom Wednesday morning at this home on 3400 Cascade Loop in Yakima.

Police have not released the cause of death but describe it as a violent death.

Palmer worked at Frito Lay in Yakima as a truck driver but had not shown up for work the last couple of days. Workers at Frito Lay called police and asked them to check his home.

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