• Deputies: Woman arrested in connection with Marysville homicide

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    A woman was arrested in connection with a homicide in Marysville, deputies said. 

    Detectives responded to a report of a man who accidentally shot himself in the 700 block of 86th Street Northwest about midnight.

    Investigators said a 47-year-old man, later identified by the Snohomish County medical examiner as Jason Birge, of Marysville, was shot in the chest and died at the scene. 

    According to deputies, a woman and two teens were at the home during the time of the incident. 

    During an investigation, detectives found conflicting reports and determined the death was suspicious. 

    Detectives arrested the 47-year-old woman and booked her into the Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder.

    The medical examiner said the cause of the man's death was a gunshot wound to his abdomen and the manner was homicide. 

    The investigation is ongoing. 

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