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Update to First Hill double homicide investigation

Seattle Police Homicide detectives have approved the release of some additional details regarding yesterday’s double homicide investigation.

  • The three people in the apartment were a family, with the small child being the adopted son of the male couple. 
  • The deceased included a 29 year old male and a 2 year 10 month old male child. 
  • The third person is a 39 year old man.  While his wounds were initially described as life-threatening, they are now believed to be non life-threatening. 
  • The wounds suffered by all three appeared to be stab wounds.

No additional details will be released, pending further investigation by Homicide detectives.  Information is preliminary and subject to change as the case develops.