Woman Killed, Man Arrested After South Seattle DV Stabbing

Detectives are investigating after a man stabbed and killed a woman Monday night in Rainier Valley. 

At 10:58 p.m., police were called for reports of a stabbing in the 6900 block of Martin Luther King Jr Way South. Officers arrived and found a 41-year-old woman with fatal stab wounds. Seattle Fire Department medics declared her deceased at the scene. 

The suspect and victim’s shared children were in the residence when the stabbing occurred, but they were unharmed. 

Officers located and arrested the 42-year-old suspect in North Seattle approximately two hours later. 

Homicide Detectives responded to the scene and will continue to investigate.