• Woman injured near homeless encampment dies; detectives investigate as apparent homicide

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    SEATTLE -  Detectives are investigating an apparent homicide near the International District homeless encampment Wednesday night, Seattle police said. 

    Police responded to a report of an assault with weapons in the 900 block of South Jackson Street after 6 p.m.

     

     

    When officers arrived, they found a woman who had a severe head injury.

    Seattle Fire officials told KIRO 7 they had taken a 35-year-old woman to Harborview Medical Center, where she was declared dead.

    Homicide detectives are now interviewing possible witnesses to get a suspect description.

     

    This is an ongoing investigation.  


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