Woman overdoses, man arrested for homicide

UPDATE: Police identified the victim from the drug related homicide as Danielle Dunn, 25, and the suspect as Jeffery May, 54 or 55.

YAKIMA POLICE NEWS RELEASE -- On 9/6/13 at about 1820 hours, Yakima police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 2000 block of Swan Ave to assist the Yakima fire department at an aid call.

When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive 25 year old female inside the residence with a 54 year old male. The female was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased. The investigation revealed that the 54 year old suspect provided the female victim with controlled substances. The victim became unresponsive following her ingestion of the drugs.

The suspect was booked at the Yakima County Jail for investigation of Controlled Substance Homicide. Detectives are conducting follow up investigation.