Double Murder Investigation Continues

Double Murder Investigation Continues

PRESS RELEASE: Walla Walla Police

Detectives are continuing their investigation into the shooting deaths of Janette Rojas Balderas,
34, and Jon Cody Cano, 38, both of 40 E. Walnut St. Calls came in to 9-1-1 just after midnight,
Saturday morning, of shots being heard in the area of East Walnut and 2nd Ave. Responding
Officers found both victims in the front yard of their residence with multiple gunshot wounds.
Balderas died at the scene and Cano succumbed to his wounds a short time later at Providence
St. Mary Medical Center.

Detectives are working on possible motives for the killings and will release further information
as the investigation progresses. In order to protect the integrity of the investigation, additional
details cannot be released at this time.

Anyone with information about these homicides is urged to contact Detectives at 509.527.
1960. Callers do not have to identify themselves.
For more information, please contact Tim Bennett, Public Information Officer at the Walla Walla Police Department at 509.524.4381.
Thank you for your interest in the City of Walla Walla.

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