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Seattle cops investigate apparent homicide in homeless camp

Authorities say detectives are investigating an apparent homicide near a Seattle homeless camp

Published on September 14, 2017 12:01AM

Last changed on September 14, 2017 1:40AM


SEATTLE (AP) Authorities say detectives are investigating an apparent homicide near a Seattle homeless camp.

The Seattle Police Department say officers responded to a camp in the International District Wednesday evening on a report of a woman injured.

Police say officers arrived and found a woman with a severe head injury.

Officers called medics who took the woman to Harborview Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Detectives are interviewing possible witnesses in order to compile a suspect description.

Detectives will work with the King County medical examiner's office to determine the woman's cause of death.

No further information was immediately available.



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