Sheriff: Yakima County woman killed, body found near Ellensburg

Sheriff: Yakima County woman killed, body found near Ellensburg

A Yakima County woman was found dead along the highway about four miles south of Ellensburg on Sunday morning.

She has been identified as 34-year-old Stephanie Curtis, the Kittitas County Sheriff said Thursday.

Curtis’ body was found along State Route 821 near milepost 21. Deputies are investigating her death as a homicide.

The cause of death is still to be determined.