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Man arrested in homicide case

Human remains found in vehicle


Last updated 1/29/2021 at 1:01pm

OTHELLO – The Adams County Sheriff's Office has arrested a local man in a case involving at least one body discovered in a vehicle.

Mauricio Nava-Garibay of Othello, 28, has been booked into the Adams County Jail for first-degree murder; other charges may be pending.

The arrest comes after deputies responded at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, to a call reporting a vehicle with blood on its hood in the 2200 block of Charla Road, in the Edson Tracks area.

Deputies found the vehicle and discovered a human body inside, a Sheriff's Office report said.

After securing the scene, Washington State...

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