Teenager found dead along SR 509 near Burien identified

KING COUNTY, Wash. — Investigators are asking for the community’s help as they investigate what happened to a teenager who was found dead along southbound state Route 509, south of the First Avenue South Bridge.

The teenager, identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as 16-year-old Keyaleas Brewer, was discovered at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.

Major crimes detectives with the King County Sheriff’s Office are asking anyone who was driving southbound on SR 509 between the First Avenue South Bridge and the 5th Avenue South and Glendale Way South exit between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, to call 206-296-3311 if they saw anything suspicious — such as vehicles stopped or people on the roadside — or have dashcam video.

Those who wish to remain anonymous can leave a tip through Crime Stoppers at P3tips.com.

Tipsters should reference case #C22033455.

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