UPDATE: All Three Bodies Found In Benton County Field Identified

(UPDATED: Sunday, 1:10 p.m.)

The Benton County Sheriff's office has identified the three bodies found in a field along Coffin and Nine Canyon Road as one male and two female victims. 

The male was identified as 23-year old David Perez Saucedo.

One of the felmales was 19-year old Victoria Torres.

The other female victim was 23-year-old Abigail Torres, who is not related to Victoria Torres. 

Officers said all vicitms died of homicidal means, and they are investigating this as a triple homicide.

A farmworker found two bodies near a corn field in rural Benton County around 6 a.m. Saturday.

Soon after officers arrived on scene they found a third body near the other two.

Officers believe all three bodies were killed around the same time.

Benton County Sheriff's Lieutenant Chuck Jones said they are looking for one or more suspects.

He said the public should no be concerned about this being a serial killer but there are suspects on the loose in the community.

"There's at least one or more people out there that have committed a murder they are actively being pursued by law-enforcement they're obviously a threat to law-enforcement as we try to apprehend of them, the public in general should not be concerned," said Jones.

He siad the case is by no means stagnant, officers have plenty of leads and information.

Jones could not confirm if the killings were gang related or if drugs were involved.

The Washington State crime lab is on site helping process the crime scene.

Benton county coroner John Hansens says an autopsy is scheduled for 9 a.m.

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