New photos released in connection to Yakima house fire homicide

YAKIMA POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE -- The Yakima Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the subject and the vehicle depicted in photographs it obtained.

Photographs were taken from ATM and surveillance video from banks in the area of 3rd St and E. Yakima Ave during the evening hours of 12/7/13.

The subject depicted is a person of interest in this case.

Notably, the subject is wearing a baseball style hat with a logo on the front. The vehicle depicted is a dark colored, mid-size car. Jerene Matta's bank account was accessed during these ATM transactions, and the transactions occurred several hours after Jerene Matta was discovered deceased in her home.

This investigation is ongoing, and Yakima police detectives are following up on several promising leads.

If anyone has information that may be relevant to this investigation they are encouraged to contact the Yakima police department at 575-6200 or call 911.