Yakima Woman Killed Overnight

From the Yakima Sheriff's Office-

SUBJECT:            Homicide   

SYNOPSIS:         On April 7, 2013 at about 2110 hrs YSO deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of N. St. Hilaire Road to check the welfare of the resident, a 30 year old woman.  The woman’s husband was out of town and reported that he had not had contact with her since the day before.  Since the lack of contact was unusual, the husband called YSO.  Upon arrival deputies checked the residence and found the victim inside the residence.  She was deceased.  The victim had suffered numerous gunshot wounds.

The victim has been identified as 30 year old Desiree Sunford.  Next of kin have been notified.  An autopsy has not been scheduled. Further information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Yakima Sheriff’s Office at 574-2500 or, Crime Stoppers Yakima County 1-800-222-TIPS

Text your tip to 274637 plus YAKCO and your message

Submit a Web Tip to www.crimestoppersyakco.org