Suspicious death leads to homicide investigation

By on Monday, September 19th, 2022 in Columbia Basin News More Top Stories

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla police were dispatched to an apartment on the 400 block of South First Avenue at 8:30 a.m. Monday for a report of a man who was unconscious and not breathing. When authorities arrived, they found Edward Torres Aguilar, 56, of Walla Walla deceased. The death appeared suspicious in nature as Aguilar appeared to have been recently assaulted.

Major crime detectives from the Walla Walla Police Department responded to the scene and began to investigate.

David Delgado, 46, of Kennewick was taken into custody on probable cause for first-degree murder. Delgado and Aguilar were acquaintances.

WWPD said this is an active and ongoing homicide investigation.