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Press Conference: Seattle Police Solve Three Homicides, Make Arrests During Weekend

“To have just in this one weekend, have three cases, where we’re able to solve three homicides and take three suspects, book them into jail for investigation of murder is extraordinary police work by the detectives and our officers,” Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz said on Monday.

(Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death in First Hill – SPD Blotter ( The first homicide happened on Feb. 22 at about 5:10 a.m., when a witness found a person dead with significant head trauma near the Town Hall event space at Eighth Avenue and Seneca Street in downtown Seattle.

(Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting on Link Light Rail in Downtown Seattle – SPD Blotter) The second homicide happened on Feb. 25 at about 11:30 p.m. Seattle police officers and King County deputies responded to a reported shooting in the light rail system.

(Woman Shot to Death, Suspect Taken into Custody in Belltown – SPD Blotter ( The third homicide happened on March 3 at about 1:10 a.m. Seattle police responded to a reported shooting in the 2500 block of Western Avenue in Belltown.