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Suspicious death investigation in Ephrata after body found

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UPDATE: The body was identified as 82-Year-Old Lucille A. Moore. Moore was a longtime community member. Her death is still being investigated as suspicious. 

KHQ.COM - Just after 10am on Monday the Ephrata Police Department received a call that a body had been found in the 1200 block of Sunset Street. Right now this is being investigated as a suspicious death

The Columbia Basin Investigative Team (CBIT) will be assisting the Ephrata Police, with additional support from the Washington State Crime Lab.

The area will be closed to all traffic until the initial investigation is finished later today.

Both the notification of next of kin, and the investigation are in the very earliest phases. Anyone having knowledge related to this incident is asked to contact the Ephrata Police (754-2491) or MACC Dispatch (762-1160).


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