Although authorities have identified the person, police have not released any specifics.

The Yakima County Sheriff's department confirmed that a dead body was found in field near Mabton on Monday. It was located near the 1000 block of Vance Road.

Officials didn't say if it was a man or woman, but did say there were no initial signs of foul play. They also said it appeared to have been there about two weeks.

The next of kin have not yet been notified, an autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday, February 16th. The investigation continues.

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