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Investigation after burned bodies found in hop yard

January 8, 2020 GMT

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two burned bodies were found at a hop yard outside of Moxee, Washington.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that an employee at the hop yard about 6 miles east of Moxee, found the bodies around 2:15 p.m., Tuesday.

Sheriff office spokesman Casey Schilperoort said the bodies had been burned, and the deaths are considered homicides. He said the circumstances are under investigation.