Homicide in Montlake area

On January 22 at approximately 6:30 p.m. officers responded to a residence in the 1100 block of East Roanoke Street for a welfare check. Officers located the 55-year-old male victim deceased in the basement of his home. It appears the victim may have been stabbed, although the cause of death is unknown at this time. Homicide and CSI Detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.