Death of Walla Walla woman ruled homicide

The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Walla Walla Police and the Washington State Patrol, investigate the scene where the body of a Hispanic woman was discovered Friday  morning.

The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Walla Walla Police and the Washington State Patrol, investigate the scene where the body of a Hispanic woman was discovered Friday morning. Photo by Alfred Diaz.

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The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Walla Walla Police and the Washington State Patrol, investigate the scene where the body of a Hispanic woman was discovered Friday morning.

WALLA WALLA — The woman whose body was found Friday morning off Frog Hollow Road died of a gunshot wound, according to the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office.

Yesica Olivos, 20, of Walla Walla was found down a 30-foot embankment off Frog Hollow just south of the bridge over the Walla Walla River.

An autopsy on Saturday determined Olivos had been shot and that her death was a homicide. Other details of her death were withheld due to the ongoing investigation.

Olivos was discovered by a pedestrian who reported his findings to Walla Walla Police.

During Friday’s investigation, deputies closed traffic on Frog Hollow near Mojonnier and Beet roads for several hours.

The Sheriff’s office was assisted by investigators from Walla Walla Police and the Washington State Patrol.

Investigators said no persons of interests or suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information on Olivos’ death should contact Detective Sergeant Gary Bolster at 524-5400.

Alfred Diaz can be reached at alfreddiaz@wwub.com or 526-8325.

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