Kennewick PD to investigate abuse claims against Yakima police captain

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- Kennewick police will head the investigation into a Yakima police captain. Media spokesperson Rod Light is currently on leave after abuse allegations.

Yakima's Chief of Police confirms Light's wife claimed in divorce papers that she was abused. She filed for divorce earlier this year in another county. And, alleges Captain Light hit her and threatened to kill her.

No criminal charges have been filed. Light will be represented by Bill Pickett, who has represented him in the past.