Coroner confirms suspect in Selah homicide shot himself

SELAH, Wash. (AP) — The Kittitas County coroner says a 30-year-old Selah man police said strangled his wife died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the abdomen. Coroner Nick Henderson says an autopsy was performed on Daniel Escamilla on Tuesday. Selah police were called to a home around 1:20 a.m. Friday to check on a suicidal man. Officers found the body of Escamilla’s wife, Emily Harris Escamilla. Daniel Escamilla was missing. An autopsy Sunday found that Emily Escamilla was strangled. While police were at the home, Daniel Escamilla called and said he would not willingly surrender to police. His vehicle was found abandoned and his body was found later.