Burned bodies found in Moxee identified

Two burned bodies found in Moxee

MOXEE, Wash. — Authorities have identified two badly burned bodies found earlier this week in Moxee as a Yakima Valley man and woman missing since Dec. 21.

Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice says the bodies belong to 32-year-old Alyson Harris and 24-year-old Miguel Martinez-Vazquez. They were identified by unique tattoo markings. Their deaths are being investigated as a homicide.

Their bodies were found Tuesday afternoon in a hop field in the 5600 block of Desmarais Road. Autopsies are scheduled for Jan. 15.