Woman in Yakima house fire was killed before blaze

YAKIMA — Police say a woman who was found dead in a Yakima house fire appears to be a homicide victim.

Cpt. Rod Light told the Yakima Herald-Republic the 62-year-old woman was not killed by the fire.

Firefighters found the body Saturday as they put out the fire, which apparently was set.

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

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