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Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death in First Hill

Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in First Hill Thursday morning.

Shortly after 5:00 a.m., officers responded to a report of a deceased male in the 1100 block of 8th Avenue. Police arrived and located the victim lying in an alcove of a building.

Officers secured the area until Homicide detectives and members of the Crime Scene Investigation Unit arrived. The King County Medical Examiner responded to the scene and will determine cause and manner of death.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, please call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.