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Charmaine Sanchey

Jan. 16, 2003


Sancheyp was 47 years old when her body along with those of 43 year old Toni Greene and 52 year old Steven Alvarado were found in a small trailer outside Toppenish, Washington on January 16th, 2003. All of the victims were beaten and stabbed to death. Sanchey's brother, Arthur Joseph Sanchey, was charged with the murders but was then acquitted in 2004.

Responsible Agency

Yakima County Sheriff's Office