YAKIMA, Wash. — The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office says a woman who was found dead in the Yakima Canyon was shot.

The Yakima Herald reports that 34-year-old Stephanie Curtis was found on Sunday in the canyon.

Undersheriff Clay Myers says investigators are working to piece together the 48 hours leading up to her death.

Myers says the sheriff’s office is leading the investigation, but is working closely with Yakima-area law enforcement agencies.

Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.