Update: Detectives Investigating Double Homicide At Belltown Apartment

Homicide detectives are investigating after two people were found dead in a Belltown apartment complex.

Officers responded to the Bell Tower apartment complex in the 2200 block of 1st Ave today  at 1230 on a request to “check the welfare” of the tenant.  Officers received no answer upon knocking at the door and were provided entry into the studio apartment by building maintenance.  Once inside the apartment the officers discovered the two people dead on the ground.  The homicide unit responded to the scene and has taken responsibility of the investigation.

Crime Scene Investigators responded to the apartment and collected evidence at the scene.  The King County Medical Examiner’s Officer has taken custody of the bodies and will determine cause of death.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Homicide/Assault tip line at (206) 233-5000.

Update: Detectives are investigating the case as a double homicide. The King County Medical Examiner’s office will determine and release the cause and manner of death in the case.