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Body Found in Sunnyside Canal is Now Identified

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YAKIMA, Wash-Yakima Sheriffs now have the name and age for the female body found on July 4th in a Sunnyside canal. The girl has been identified as 17-year-old Jacqueline Abundez from Grandview. 

The Yakima County Coroner says Sunnyside police were able to obtain Jacqueline's dental records from Tacoma and they matched up. 

Jacqueline's body has been taken to a funeral home.

Jacqueline died from a shotgun wound to the mid-section.  The coroner who identified Jacqueline says it was a homicide.

Yakima Sheriffs are still looking for suspects.  If you have any information call the Yakima Sheriffs Office at 574-2500.