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December 28, 2011 at 1:34 PM

Man arrested in woman's killing

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A 55-year-old Seattle woman, Prudence Hockley, was killed over the weekend and a man she was dating has been arrested, authorities say.

Hockley died of a head injury, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s office, which identified Hockley on Wednesday.

Hockley was a teacher at Woodinville High School, according to KING-TV.

According to Seattle police, Hockley stepped outside her home in the 300 block of Northwest 74th Street shortly before 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve to speak with the 48-year-old man she had been dating.

Witnesses heard voices and a loud thump, police said, and Hockley’s 13-year-old¬†daughter discovered her mother on the ground, unconscious, outside the house.

Hockley was taken to Harborview Medical Center with head injuries and died Sunday, police said.

Police said the suspect was arrested on Wednesday and booked into jail.

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