Autopsy planned for woman found dead in Washington state

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have planned an autopsy to help determine the cause of death of a woman found dead inside her Washington state home. Tri-City Herald reported Monday that 25-year-old Tessa West was discovered Saturday by her roommate. Kennewick police say West may have died days before she was found. Benton County coroner’s office officials say they were not initially sure if they would do a complete autopsy since there was not enough information on West or her medical history. Coroner Bill Leach says a forensic pathologist will perform the autopsy. Police are asking anyone with information about West or her car to contact detectives.