Manson man charged with first-degree murder

Manson man charged with first-degree murder

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Department reports that on Friday, June 30th, at around 6 p.m., deputies were dispatched to respond to a death investigation on Harris Avenue in Manson.

Upon arrival, deputies located the body of 56-year-old Maria Ocampo, a Manson resident.

A male subject identified as 25-year-old Rafael Ocampo was on scene where he was detained and interviewed. Ocampo was booked into the Chelan County Regional Jail and was charged with first-degree murder and for violating a no-contact order.

Washington State Patrol Crime Lab and the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office Detective Unit are processing the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, July 5th.