Tri-Cities’ 24 Unsolved Murders
This was one of the more interesting finds I've seen. There are 24 currently unsolved cold case murders in the Tri-Cities. Did you know we had that many unsolved murders? Hopefully these get solved soon!
Edna Wright, 51, is found in her Richland residence stabbed 35 times to death.
Ivah McDonnell, 60, found beaten and strangled in her Pasco home.
Viola D'Amico was found shot to death in her Pasco home at age 64.
20 year-old Shannon Varley was found floating in a pond, shot to death.
Diane Merckx, aged 20 was found in a shallow grave at Sacajawea Park.
Raymond Varela was found stabbed to death at the railroad yards.
Susan Burnham was found beaten to death near a rest stop.
Shot to death in his car on I-82.
Found dead, floating in the Columbia River near the boat launch.
Found shot to death by multiple guns.
Tracy Lynn Smith1987
Found dead in Pasco, aged 21, stabbed 40 times in the head, back, and torso area.
Shot to death in Benton County.
Shot to death in his driveway in Prosser.
Found strangled, hanging from side of a train car.
Found beaten to death in Pasco.
Evelyn Beagle, 72, and her husband were tied up by robbers. Her husband got free, while she suffocated to death.
Avel Ayala Garcia
Found shot to death in Franklin County.
Only 13 years old, Anna Pelayo was found shot in the back of the head. She was rushed to a Richland hospital, where she died.
Pedro Garcia was found dead in a field at 50 years old.
Juan Guzman Zuniga2000
Juan Guzman Zuniga was taking out the trash when he was severely beaten. He later died from his injuries, unable to give officers any information.
Cassandra Ray was found beaten to death with a heavy object in her Kennewick residence.
Found shot to dead in the street in Pasco by an assault rifle.
Shot in the chest and burned in an orchard in Finley.