Detectives Arrest Suspect in Fatal Stabbing Investigation

Update 7/17/19:

Detectives arrested a 50-year-old man Wednesday afternoon in the city of Tacoma in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old woman on Capitol Hill.  Detectives are now interviewing the suspect and will book him into King County Jail for investigation of Murder.

Original 7/14/19

Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old female that occurred early Sunday morning at Cal Anderson Park.

On Sunday, July 14th at approximately 2:45 am, East Precinct officers were dispatched to report of a stabbing at Cal Anderson Park near East Pine and Nagel Place.

Officers arrived and located a 25-year-old female with a stab wound to her chest.  Officers performed first aid until they were relieved by Seattle Fire medics.

The victim was transported to Harborview Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.

Homicide detectives responded and assumed responsibility for the follow up investigation.  CSI processed the scene.

There is no suspect description at this time.  This remains an active and on-going investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Seattle Police tip line at (206) 233-5000.