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February 6, 2015 at 6:01 AM

FBI investigating death of man at Olympic National Park

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — A man who was found dead this week at a campsite in Olympic National Park had been reported missing earlier in the week by his landlord in Port Angeles. KONP reports the FBI is assisting park officers investigating the death of 54-year-old Chris E. Boysen at the Heart O’ the Hills…

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December 30, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Seattle man dies in waters off Hawaii’s Big Island

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii — An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death of a 53-year-old Seattle man found unresponsive off Hawaii’s Big Island. West Hawaii Today reports David Green Thompson was found Sunday morning in waters off Wailea Beach in South Kohala. He had been swimming about 150 yards off shore and was…

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December 21, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Oregon police investigating death of child in Seaside

The Associated Press SEASIDE, Ore. — Authorities are investigating the death of a young child in Seaside, Ore. The Oregonian reports the death was called into 9-1-1 early Saturday and police are releasing little information about what happened, including the child’s name and age. The state Department of Human Services has taken custody of other children found in…

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October 15, 2014 at 6:59 AM

Oregon girl’s E. coli death blamed on droppings from a goat named Cathy

From the Associated Press: The parents of a Lincoln County girl who died last month of E. coli bacteria say public health officials suspect the 4-year-old was infected by dropping from the family’s goat. But Rachel Profitt told The Oregonian lab tests have not been conclusive and the investigation continues into the death of her daughter Serena. Proffit…

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October 1, 2014 at 8:20 AM

Snohomish County Jail reports third recent death

The Associated Press EVERETT — A woman found hanging in her cell at the Snohomish County Jail is the third death since the end of July at the jail in Everett. The medical examiner’s office ruled that Monday’s death of 33-year-old Crystal Hollaway,  of Everett,  was a suicide. The Daily Herald reports the death is at least the…

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June 23, 2014 at 2:52 PM

UPDATE: Rainier hiker Karen Sykes died from hypothermia

UPDATE, 4:52 p.m. | Karen Sykes died of hypothermia with the secondary cause of heart disease, the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s office said this afternoon. Her death was determined to be an accident.   ORIGINAL POST | PHUONG LE The Associated Press Karen Sykes, writer and hiker The hiker whose body was found in Mount Rainier National Park…

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December 13, 2013 at 9:08 AM

First flu death of season in Washington

The Associated Press KENNEWICK, Tri-Cities — A Tri-Cities woman in her 50s is the first flu death of the season in Washington. State Health Department spokesman Marqise Allen says the woman died in the past week. Benton-Franklin health officer Dr. Amy Person told the Tri-City Herald the woman had chronic medical conditions that put her at…

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October 22, 2013 at 8:56 PM

Motorcyclist, 24, killed in crash with SUV in Sodo

A 24-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash when he hit an SUV and was thrown from his bike  in Sodo Tuesday afternoon, according to a police report. The man was speeding and passing vehicles using the bicycle lane on southbound East Marginal Way South when he hit a green Isuzu Trooper SUV turning westbound onto…

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