PROSSER -- A body was found Saturday night along an irrigation access road near the high school baseball field in Prosser.
Police are investigating the incident as a homicide, said Benton County Coroner Rick Corson.
The body was not positively identified but is believed to be that of River Saenz, Corson said, and is in his teens or early 20s. He reportedly died from a gunshot wound to the head.
The Prosser police department, along with the Washington State Patrol's Criminal Investigation Division, Benton County Sheriff's Department and Grandview Police Department, are investigating the death.
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An autopsy is scheduled for today, Corson said.
No other details about the death were available Sunday night.
Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to e-mail email@example.com or call 509-786-1500.