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SUNNYSIDE, WASH. — The Yakima County coroner’s office is checking dental records and DNA to identify the body found in the trunk of a burned car near Sunnyside.
The sheriff’s office said the car is registered to a 22-year-old Prosser man, Preston Yahne, who was reported missing Sunday by family members. A relative told the Yakima Herald-Republic he had recently returned home after four years in the Air Force.
A tow truck driver was removing a charred car Tuesday from private property when he discovered a skull and bones in the trunk.