Region

Two men found dead in Othello orchard

Two men were found shot to death in an orchard in Adams County this morning.

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded about 3 a.m. to an orchard in the 1700 block of West Branch Road in Othello.

They found two people dead from what appeared to be gunshot wounds, according to a release.

The men have been identified as Juan Luis Rizo-Torres, 39, and Ruben Gonzalez-Navarrete, 29, both of Othello.

According to the release, deputies believe the shootings took place sometime between 5 and 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The Columbia Basin Investigation Team is assisting the Adams County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Adams County Sheriff’s Office at (509) 488-2061 or (509) 659-1122.



There are 12 comments on this story »







Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile