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Interim Sheriff Cole-Tindall


Man found dead in car in SeaTac

Summary

(SeaTac) A SeaTac Police Officer patrolling near an apartment complex found a stolen Honda with a dead man inside. The officer was running license plates of vehicles in the parking lot in the 4000 block of S. 188th St just before 7am when he found the stolen car. When the officer looked inside the car he saw the decease man slumped over in the front seats. The man had what appeared to be a least one gunshot wound. (Case#C16034184)

Story

A SeaTac Police officer patrolling near the 4000 block of S. 188th St found a stolen car parked in an apartment complex parking lot and then discovered a man dead inside the car.   A King County Medical Examiner responded to the scene and said it appeared the man had been shot at least once.

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the death as suspicious and said the identity of the deceased man and cause and nature of death will be determined by the King County Medical Examiner.

The car had been reported stolen in Seattle late last week.  It is not known at this time how long the man and the car had been in the parking lot.

(The SeaTac Police Department contracts with the King County Sheriff’s Office for police services)