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Murder charged in Yakima real estate agent’s death

The Columbian
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YAKIMA — Four people accused of fatally injuring a 78-year-old Yakima real estate agent while he was showing a home alone now face murder charges.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports prosecutors upgraded attempted murder charges Thursday, following Sunday’s death of Vern Holbrook in hospice.

He was beaten and left with his throat slashed last May in a house at Cowiche (cow-ICH’-ee). The coroner ruled the death was a homicide caused by the attack.

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