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Police: Bodies found in Othello orchard

The bodies of two men with what appear to be gunshot wounds were found Wednesday in an orchard near Othello.

They have been identified as Juan Luis Rizo-Torres, 39, and Ruben Gonzalez-Navarrete, 29, both of Othello.

The Adams County Sheriff's Office found the bodies south of the 1700 block of West Bench Road at 3 a.m. Wednesday. Officials with the office believe the men were shot between 5 and 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The Washington State Patrol Crime Lab is assisting with the crime scene and the Columbia Basin Investigation Team is helping the Adams County Sheriff's Office with the investigation.

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