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January 8, 2015 at 7:22 AM

Woman’s body found offshore in West Seattle

A body was found floating in Puget Sound off West Seattle Thursday morning.

According to Seattle police a person who saw the body dialed 911. Police responded to the stretch of coastline near Me-Kwa-Mooks Park, said police spokesman Drew Fowler.

The body is reported to be a that of an approximately 50-year-old female and she was found dead on arrival, the Seattle Fire Department said in a tweet.

Seattle police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb said it doesn’t appear the woman was in the water very long.

“It’s a death investigation at this point,” Whitcomb said.

 

 

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