Yakima Police launch investigation into fatal stabbing

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Police have launched an investigation in Yakima, Washington after a man was fatally stabbed earlier this week. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that the Yakima Police Department found Francis M. Gallagher, 73, on Wednesday around 9 p.m. with multiple stab wounds. Police officers had performed first aid on Gallagher and transported him to a local hospital where he later died. Capt. Jay Seely says detectives are interviewing people who may have been in Gallagher’s apartment when the stabbing occurred. Anyone with information is urged to call the Yakima Police Department. Tips can also be submitted online.