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Homicide Detectives Investigating After Body Found In University District Alley

Homicide detectives are investigating after a man’s body was found Thursday evening in a University District alleyway.

Police responded to the alley in the 4200 block of 12th Avenue NE and found a 29-year-old man, wrapped in plastic and a sleeping bag. Detectives believe the man was killed elsewhere and left in the alley.

Police turned the body over to King County Medical Examiner’s office, which will release details of the man’s death.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call SPD’s homicide tip line at (206) 233-5000.