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WWSO has located remains of missing person

WALLA WALLA — On April 20, the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office put out a missing person bulletin for 47-year-old Guadalupe “Andy” Benavides.

Many friends, family, volunteers, and law enforcement personnel conducted an extensive search in Walla Walla and Columbia Counties.

On May 23 at approximately 9 a.m., the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report that a red Ford truck, identical to the one Benavides was last seen driving, was parked in a wheat field in north Walla Walla County. The WWSO described the area as quite remote and in a steep ravine.

The sheriff’s office conf...


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