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February 19, 2015 at 5:18 PM

Woman found in South Park alley identified

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a woman whose body was found in a South Park alley as Celina Anne Petersen, 26. An autopsy revealed the woman suffered fatal blunt-force trauma to the head. Her death has been classified as a homicide. Police were called to the alley near 12th Avenue South and South Sullivan Street about…


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February 15, 2015 at 11:03 AM

Unidentified body found in Seattle’s South Park

Update 11:37 a.m.: Police officers said they responded to a 911 call around 8 a.m. They found an unconscious woman, so officers and medics tried to revive her with CPR. She suffered some physical trauma, but police and medical investigators were still trying to determine the cause and type of trauma. If you have information about…


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December 29, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Woman, 42, dies after South Park car crash

A woman died Sunday afternoon after she lost control of her car while driving around a curve in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood and crashed into large concrete pipes, police said. The woman, identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Rui Xu, 42, was driving north in the 8200 block of Fifth Avenue South when…


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October 23, 2014 at 4:39 PM

Suspect arrested in South Park shooting

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a Sept. 28 shooting that injured one man in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood, police said. Seattle police and King County sheriff’s deputies arrested the 21-year-old suspect in White Center Thursday afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department. Detectives had been looking for the man since the shooting occurred. On…


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September 28, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Police: Man shot in chest, leg in South Park

A man was shot in the chest and leg multiple times early Sunday morning in the South Park neighborhood, according to a Seattle Police Department blog post. Authorities are still looking for a suspect. Officers were sent to 12 South and South Trenton Street after reports of an argument somewhere in the area, but when they…


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August 22, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Woman stabbed while waiting for bus in South Park

UPDATE: 1:48 p.m. | The woman who was stabbed while waiting for a bus in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood Friday morning said she was attacked by two women, one woman she knew and a stranger, according to a Seattle Police report. The woman told officers she had known the person who attacked her for about three years and only knew the…


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June 12, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Seattle man charged in alleged South Park kidnapping

A 25-year-old Seattle man accused of dragging a 10-year-old girl into a South Park wooded area and threatening to rape her on Monday has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Dejon Luciano Robinson allegedly approached the girl as she was walking from her grandparents’ house to a friend’s house…


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June 3, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Woman burned in South Park semi-truck fire

A woman suffered second- and third-degree burns after a trailer on a semi-truck caught fire this afternoon in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. The 32-year-old woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center from the site at Eighth Avenue South and South Portland Street, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The fire was caused by an unattended candle left…


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February 10, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Seattle City Council approves Duwamish-area annexation

Two unincorporated areas along the Duwamish Waterway that are home to about 100 people could join the city of Seattle. The Seattle City Council today approved a resolution to ask residents of the “South Park Sliver” and the “Duwamish Industrial Triangle” to vote on whether they want to be annexed to Seattle. The proposal now goes…


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October 21, 2013 at 10:03 PM

Fire at South Park auto shop causes $30,000 damage

Oily rags that caught fire caused roughly $30,000 damage at an auto shop in South Park Monday night, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The department said in a news release that the fire was accidental. Twenty firefighting teams, including an air-response team, were called to the building, in the 7200 block of Second Avenue South, after the first…


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