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Detectives to Search Burned Residence for Stabbing Suspect’s Mother

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 15, 2016

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Sheriff's Office detectives have begun searching the residence where a fire broke out after an alleged assault by a 29 year-old man took place early this morning.  The man is suspected of stabbing his parents, both 58 years-old, and setting fire to the residence.  The father and suspect were both transported to Providence, but firefighters and deputies on scene were unable to account for the mother.  Condition of suspect and his father is unknown at this time.

There does not appear to be any previous calls for law enforcement to this location for the previous 60 days.

Any new information from investigators will be released as soon as it becomes available.