YCSO: Man's body found south of Toppenish

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    SOUTH OF TOPPENISH, Wash. - Authorities say a man has been found dead outside of Toppenish with what appears to be a gunshot wound.

    The Yakima County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) said deputies responded to the area of Pumphouse Road and Highway 97 around 7 a.m., Friday on reports of a dead body.

    Deputies arrived to find a man who looked to have a gunshot wound.

    Detectives with the YCSO are investigating.

    Detectives have identified the body but are withholding that information until the man's family is notified.

    The sheriff's office says an autopsy is scheduled for next week to help determine how the man died.

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