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Body of Missing 6 year-old Boy Found
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  October 17, 2017
 
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
shari.ireton@snoco.org, 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263
 
Lynnwood, Wash. – The body of a missing 6 year-old boy was located earlier this morning in a dumpster at the apartment complex where he lived at the 15700 block of 44th Ave W.  There is evidence that the boy was the victim of homicide.  Major Crimes detectives are investigating and a 19 year-old male has been taken into custody.  The suspect is a relative of the victim.  Detectives are processing the crime scene and are expected to be working for several hours.  

Cause and manner of death, as well as identification, are pending from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.
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