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Suspect Arrested in Seward Park Homicide

UPDATE 1/14/21 6:55p.m.

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man for the murder of a woman found dead this morning at Seward Park.

Officers in the East Precinct arrested the suspect this morning after contacting him for a traffic stop. The suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Homicide.

Detectives urge anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the tip line at (206) 233-5000.

Detectives are investigating after a woman was found dead Thursday morning at Seward Park.

At approximately 5:30 a.m., police responded to a 911 call from a passing jogger who said there was an unresponsive subject near Lake Washington Boulevard South and South Orcas Street. Officers arrived and discovered a deceased female. The cause of death is still under investigation.

Crime Scene Investigators have responded and are processing the scene for evidence.

Homicide detectives are now attempting to locate any witnesses in this case. If you have any information, please call the tip line at 206-233-5000.