Homicide Investigation; Man Found Dead In Downtown Seattle Alley
Officers are trying to piece together what led up to a homicide in downtown Seattle.
Police were called to Third Avenue and Cherry Street at around 2 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a person with a traumatic injury. Upon arrival, a man was discovered lying in an alley between Second and Third avenues.
Officers tried to give the man aid until Seattle Fire Department medics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene.
According to initial reports, the man was believed to have been stabbed, however, further investigation has revealed uncertainty surrounding the cause of his death.
The body of the man has been removed by officials from the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.
The scene is currently being processed for evidence by homicide detectives and members of the Crime Scene Investigation Unit.
The Seattle Police Department’s Violent Crimes Tip Line at 206-233-5000 is requesting anyone with information regarding the man’s death to come forward.
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