Body found in Wapato near Yakima River

Body found in Wapato near Yakima River
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A death investigation is underway after a body was found in Wapato.

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office responded to West Donald Wapato Road near the Yakima River Sunday afternoon.

Authorities have not disclosed how the body was found or whether the death appears to be a suicide, homicide or of natural causes.

Police say further information may not be available until Monday morning.

A heavy police presence can be seen from I-82 at the Wapato exit.

KAPP-KVEW has a reporter at the scene working to learn more information.

This is developing story. Check back for updates.