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February 26, 2014 at 8:43 AM

WSU prof had history of seizures

PULLMAN (AP) — An autopsy shows that a seizure was ultimately to blame for the death of a Washington State University professor. Scott Stratton was found dead in a pond at Sunnyside Park in Pullman last week. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News says Stratton had a history of seizures. Whitman County Coroner Pete Martin says Stratton, 51,  had been…

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January 21, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Divers sent to recover body in Stillaguamish River

Divers from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are recovering a body from the Stillaguamish River between Arlington and Darrington. Late last night, a sheriff’s deputy located the vehicle of a missing person reported to the Marysville Police Department along state Highway 530, the sheriff’s office said. A search of the area by the sheriff’s helicopter and search-and-rescue crews…

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October 14, 2013 at 10:49 AM

Coroner: Man found dead in Wenatchee ditch drowned

The Associated Press WENATCHEE — The Chelan County coroner says the man found dead in a Wenatchee ditch on Thursday drowned accidentally. Coroner Wayne Harris says it’s unclear how 38-year-old Michael W. Andruss of East Wenatchee ended up in the culvert, but alcohol was a contributing factor. KPQ reports the body was found by children on their…

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September 18, 2013 at 9:51 AM

Man nearly drowns in Seattle motel pool this morning

A 32-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition after nearly drowning at a Seattle Center-area motel this morning. According to Seattle police, the man and two others had been drinking when they got into the closed pool at the Holiday Inn Express around 3 a.m. Two of the men swam laps while the third…

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August 26, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Girl, 6, nearly drowns in pool

Seattle Fire Department medics took a 6-year-old girl to Seattle Children’s Hospital after she nearly drowned in the deep end of a swimming pool located at 2000 Westlake Ave. this morning. The girl was reported in stable condition. According to the Fire Department, firefighters and paramedics were called about 9:30 a.m. when the girl was out of the…

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August 8, 2013 at 9:23 AM

Teen dies after being pulled from Enumclaw-area lake

Zachary Kuhn, the 16-year-old boy pulled from Deep lake near Enumclaw on Wednesday has died, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Divers found the boy 50 feet below the surface of the lake at Nolte State Park  around 1:30 p.m., according to Tim Perciful, spokesman for Mountain View Fire and Rescue. Friends said around 12:30 p.m. the…

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July 1, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Monday Memo: Suspect in girl’s death in court … Gorge death … Heat precautions

Suspect in the Molly Conley shooting to appear in court today: Erick Walker, 26,  is expected to make his first appearance in Snohomish County Superior Court this afternoon. He was arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting that killed 15-year-old Molly Conley of Seattle. Conley was shot and killed on June 1 in…

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May 31, 2013 at 11:41 AM

Unconscious student pulled from pool at Lake Stevens High School

A man in his 20s was pulled from the swimming pool at Lake Stevens High School this morning and was rushed to Providence Hospital in Everett with life-threatening injuries, according to the Lake Stevens Fire Department. The student was in critical condition at the hospital. According to KIRO, the incident occurrred during a special needs class party. …

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May 9, 2013 at 11:10 AM

Former Federal Way man drowns in Montana creek

The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. – Yellowstone County officials say a transient whose body was found in a creek near Billings drowned after a fall that caused a severe neck injury. Coroner Chad Fehr says 39-year-old Kenneth G. Flam was likely sleeping on a narrow ledge high above Alkali Creek when he fell down a steep embankment…

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