Charges Filed Against Downtown Murder Suspect



Yakima County Prosecutors file first degree premeditated murder charges against the  man accused of killing a 70-year-old man in downtown Yakima.

34-year-old Armando Vieyra, is suspected of beating and stabbing David Childs to death last week.

Police say Vieyra admitted to engaging in sexual activity with Childs, but insists he did not kill him.

If convicted, Vieyra could face at least 20 years in prison.

Vieyra is being held on a $1 million bail.

He will be arraigned in two weeks.