Woman found dead in apartment

On January 6th at approximately 1:00 p.m. detectives from the Missing Persons Unit responded to  an apartment in the 100 block of Vine Street to check the welfare of a 43-year-old female who had been reported missing by a family member. 

Upon making entry to the apartment, the detectives located the body of a deceased adult female, believed to be that of the victim.

Homicide and CSI detectives responded and processed the scene.  Today, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the death a homicide.

This is an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Seattle Police Homicide Unit at 206-684-5550.