Police Services

Investigation Update for July 23, 2013

The victim in Saturday's stabbing has been identified as Hector Mejia Villa. An autopsy to confirm cause of death has been tentatively scheduled for tomorrow, July 24.

Monday afternoon Kittitas County Sheriff's Department divers searched the irrigation canal running parallel to "D" Street in Ellensburg. All evidence collected from the scene Sunday and Monday will be packaged and sent to the Washington State Crime Lab this week.

Detectives are continuing to conduct interviews and to analyze information that has been collected through interviews.

CWU is partnering in the investigation with the Ellensburg Police Department, Kittitas County Sheriff, Washington State Patrol, and other agencies working to keep our community safe.