The King County Sheriff’s Office believes it was a homicide that left one woman dead Monday night in Shoreline.
At about 9 p.m., Shoreline police officers responded to a call to find a woman lying unconscious in a parking lot just off Aurora Avenue near Safeway.
“The caller reported that the female that was on the ground had blood around her, but she was not responsive,” King County Sheriff’s Office Ryan Abbott said.
Responders attempted to revive her with CPR, but she did not survive.
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Abbott said the King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit was out investigating all night and is now treating the 25-year-old woman’s death as a homicide.
#Update the female victim has been identified as a 25-year-old. Major Crimes is now investigating this as a homicide. No suspect information is available at this time. https://t.co/IQLAPRqc74
— King County Sheriff’s Office PIO (@kingcosoPIO) October 20, 2020
Abbott said the woman’s cause of death was not yet public, and he could not comment on what specifically about the death leads investigators to believe it was a homicide.
“I can say that there are injuries, and there was a witness who saw her in the parking lot prior to [the injuries],” Abbott said. “When they came back, she was on the ground, unresponsive, and where she was at, there was nobody else around.”
The sheriff’s office is currently trying to identify who the suspect could be. Abbott said that even though the suspect has not been caught, it’s