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Major Crimes Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death


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

ARLINGTON, Wash. – Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found yesterday near Blue Stilly Park. The man, who has yet to be identified, is dark skinned and appears to have been in his early 20’s.  There is evidence that he was shot several times, although cause and manner of his death are pending from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.

His body was discovered yesterday around noon off the park access road by people walking their dog.  Detectives believe the man had been killed in the past few days.

Anyone with information about this incident or who has reported someone missing recently who matches the description of the victim is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office Anonymous Tip Line: 425-388-3845.