After a thorough examination, including using x-rays and dental records, the King County Medical Examiner has confirmed the remains found near Carbody Beach belong to a missing Tri-City woman.

40-year-old Michelle Hudnall went missing May 11. Her body was found July 5th. Various reports indicate a troubled and likely violent end to her life, two men and a woman are in jail and charged in connection with her murder.

Two of the Pasco residents in jail, 39-year-old Florentino Jai Castillo and 27-year-old Benny Lozano Jr are charged with murder. The woman, 27-year-old Guadalupe Sanchez is accused of rendering criminal assistance in disposing of Hudnall's body.

The investigation is still ongoing, there are various speculations Hudnall got mixed up in some activity that cost the mother of four her life. However, no official accounts of what led to her death have been released.


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