On March 6th at approximately 6:38 a.m. officers responded to a report of a man down and possibly deceased in a vacant lot on the northeast corner of East Republican Street and Federal Avenue East. Officers arrived on scene and discovered a deceased 37-year-old male who had apparently sustained a head injury. Homicide and CSI detectives were called to the scene to investigate further.
The King County Medical Examiner responded to the scene and took custody of the body. This remains an active and on-going homicide investigation.