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June 1, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Man arrested in slaying of Pacific teen

Police say they’ve arrested a suspect in the slaying of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found this  morning in an apartment in the 600 block of Ellingson Road in Pacific, King County.

The 19-year-old suspect is the boyfriend of the slain boy’s sister, police said. He has been booked for investigation of murder, kidnapping and burglary, according to Pacific Police spokeswoman Stephanie Shook.

According to police, the victim, a Mount Baker Middle School student, and his 16-year-old sister were reported missing by one of their parents around 3 a.m. Police arrived and found the teen’s body in one of the apartment bedrooms, according to a statement.

The victim’s sister and the suspect were located at the boyfriend’s Algona residence, police said.

The girl had suffered non life-threatening injuries, police said.

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