- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 11, 2016

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate at the Yakima County jail was found dead with significant trauma to his upper body.

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release deputies were called to the jail Wednesday morning for a death.

Investigators say they found 27-year-old Timothy Denton of Yakima deceased. Denton had been arrested by Yakima police and booked into the jail Tuesday evening for assault.

The sheriff’s office said after viewing surveillance video, investigators have added booking charges of murder against two inmates, a 25-year-old man from Yakima and a 19-year-old man from Outlook.

No additional details on what led to the death were immediately available.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

People with information about the crime are urged to call Crime Stoppers of Yakima County at 800-248-9980.



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