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Homicide Investigation Underway at South Seattle Encampment

Police are investigating a suspicious death in the Highland Park neighborhood Tuesday evening.

Around 8:00 p.m., officers were called to the 9200 block of Myers Way South after a body was found in an encampment.

Police observed signs of trauma on the victim and are investigating the death as a possible homicide.

Members of SPD’s Crime Scene Investigation unit were called to the scene to assist Homicide detectives who will lead the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.