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August 6, 2012 at 10:44 AM

Teen dies after being pulled from Federal Way lake

A 15-year-old boy who was pulled from Steel Lake in Federal Way on Sunday afternoon has died, according to Tope Akinlosotu died after he was rushed to to St. Francis Hospital, the Mirror is reporting. Four lifeguards were on duty at the swimming area in Steel Lake Park, at 2410 S. 312th St., when…


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August 3, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Body of Pierce Co. man recovered from Idaho river

The Associated Press TWIN FALLS, Idaho – Search-and-rescue teams have recovered the body of a 42-year-old Washington state man who fell into the Snake River near Twin Falls last weekend. The Twin Falls County sheriff’s office says the body of Justice Kramer of Graham was recovered Thursday afternoon. Kramer had been missing since July 28. He was hiking…


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February 28, 2012 at 10:40 AM

2-year-old dies in shower in Whatcom County

From The Associated Press: The Whatcom County sheriff’s office and Child Protective Services are investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who apparently drowned while taking a shower with his cousins — ages 3 and 5 — at a home near Deming. Sheriff Bell Elfo says the boy was in the care of his aunt and uncle,…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: death investigation, Deming, Department of Social and Health Services