South Seattle homicide investigation

On July 23rd, at approximately 3:00 AM, Seattle Police and Seattle Fire were called to a residence in the 5100 Block of South Garden Street for a suspicious circumstances call.  Upon arrival, officers located a 50 year old victim.  He had been struck in the head by a known suspect and suffered severe head trauma.  Despite efforts to revive him, the victim died at the scene.  The suspect had fled the scene.

Homcide and CSI detectives responded.  The scene was processed and Homicide detectives are following up on leads.  This remains an active and on going investigation.