Death Investigation Update
July 28, 2022
WALLA WALLA COUNTY—The body of the individual located on July 6 has been identified, and the next of kin has been notified.
The deceased has been positively identified as 24-year-old Miguel Perez Barragan of Tri-Cities. He was born in Kennewick and was working in residential construction, according to his funeral notice.
Other details surrounding his death have not yet been released as this is an ongoing investigation.
In the afternoon of July 6, WWSO deputies were notified that a citizen had found human remains east of Walla Walla in a rural area of the county. WWSO detectives, deputies...