Union Gap Police Hoping For Public’s Help After Killing
The 4th of July double homicide in Union Gap remains unsolved as the investigation continues. Union Gap authorities have released a grainy photo of a man they hope to identify. They're asking for the public's help. The photo shows a man walking in the 1100 block of Whatcom Street on the evening of the 4th of July when 84-year-old Jose Navarro and 87-year-old Rafaela Guzmán Navarro were beat to death inside their Union Gap home. Authorities want to talk to the man and want to know if he saw anything suspicious on the night of July 4.
Authorities were called by family members who found the two dead
The couple was found dead by family members who had stopped to check on them after not being able to reach them on the phone. Authorities say both died of blunt force trauma and died at the Union Gap home. Police continue to investigate and are being helped by the Washington State Patrol Crime Scene investigators.
If you recognize the man contact authorities asap
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Union Gap police at 509-248-0430 or Yakima County Crime Stoppers at 800-248-9980.