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**UPDATE**Family offers $10,000 reward for information leading to arrest, conviction of woman’s killer in West Seattle

Seattle Police are asking the public for assistance in an active homicide investigation.  On March 12th at approximately 7:30 a.m. a citizen reported seeing a body floating in Puget Sound approximately 30 feet off-shore of the 3800 block of Beach Drive SW.  Officers and detectives responded to the scene and have since determined that the deceased, a 51-year-old female from Kent, was murdered.

Homicide detectives believe the victim parked her 2010 Buick Lacrosse (pictured below) in the 4400 block of Beach Drive SW on Sunday night, March 11th.  She had planned to take a walk along the beach.  The victim was found deceased just offshore the next morning (detectives recovered the victim’s car at the above listed location).  

The suspect(s) remain at large.  

If you have information about this incident or if you saw any suspicious activity, vehicles or persons in the area on the evening of Sunday, March 11th, please call 911 or the Seattle Police Homicide Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.  Anonymous tips are welcome.

You can also call Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.

The Seattle Police would like to remind everyone to be vigilant and aware of your surroundings anytime you are outdoors and especially in the hours of darkness.

This remains an active and on-going homicide investigation.,0,6535800.story