Benton Ciy Homicide Update

<p>Benton City Homicide</p>

Benton City Homicide

According to the Benton County Coroners Office, the 55-year-old Benton City man whose body was found behind a church yesterday was murdered and died as a result of multiple stab wounds and lacerations.

Authorities found Michael Edwards body behind the Assembly of God Church on River Rd. in Benton City yesterday morning.

The coroner is in the final stages of the autopsy and all the information is being handed over the Benton County Sheriffs Office, which will continue its investigation into who may be responsible for Edwards' death.