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Skeletal Human Remains Recovered in Unincorporated Everett

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 28, 2020


CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Director of Communications,
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

EVERETT, Wash. – Around 5 p.m. Saturday, Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to reports of skeletal human remains found near the 200 block of 130th Street SE. An individual located the remains in a wooded area and reported it to deputies. Detectives responded to the area Saturday night and continued processing the scene throughout Sunday.

Detectives recovered the skeletal remains from a shallow grave in the woods. At this time, circumstances surrounding the death are unknown, but Major Crimes Unit detectives continue to process the scene and investigate the death.

Positive identification of the decedent, as well as cause and manner of death will be determined by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.

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