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October 13, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Sheriff’s office: Woman may have been killed, buried at Burien home

King County sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who may have been killed sometime after March in Burien

Detectives say they have credible information that the woman was killed at an abandoned house in 12600 block of 14th Ave South and buried on the property.

The victim is described as white or possibly part Native American, according to a sheriff’s office news release. She was believed to be in her 30s, of average build with dark brown hair that may have been dyed blond.

The sheriff’s office says her name may be “Shelly” and she may also go by “Marshmallow.”

It’s believed she lived a high-risk and transient lifestyle, according to the sheriff’s office.

The abandoned home was searched by Major Crimes detectives on Wednesday and the yard was searched on Friday. No human remains were located, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone with information on the woman is urged to call the sheriff’s office at 206-296-3311.

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