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Sheriff: Bodies found in vehicle in Eastern Washington

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Posted at 9:54 AM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 11:54:35-05

OTHELLO, Wash. — Authorities say more than one body was found in an abandoned vehicle in Eastern Washington near Othello.

The Tri-City Herald reports Adams County Sheriff's deputies were called at 6:30 a.m. Thursday to investigate a suspicious car with what appeared to be blood on the hood. Deputies found a person dead inside the vehicle.

Authorities contacted the Washington State Crime Lab to investigate further. Authorities then found other human remains in the trunk of the vehicle.

Authorities say the victim’s bodies were in such poor condition that they couldn't be identified immediately.