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Death of Man Being Investigated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 20, 2013

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
Media line: 425-359-9323

Arlington, WASH. – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was living in a tent on his parent’s property when a tree fell on the tent.  A relative had called 911 around 3:45 PM today after she noticed the tree on the tent at the 12000 block of 158th St NE near Arlington and was concerned.  When responders arrived, they found a deceased male inside the tent.  At this time, it is assumed to be the body of the 25 year-old man living there. 

Fire department personnel are on their way to assist with removing debris from the area. 

Cause and manner of death, as well as identification of the deceased, is pending from the medical examiner.