TWO ARRESTED IN SULTAN MAN'S DEATH
July 07, 2008
(SULTAN, WA) – Authorities have arrested a man and a woman in the suspicious circumstance death of 49-year-old man late last month at a residence in the 12800 block of 311th Avenue Southeast in Sultan.
According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's office the two who were arrested, the dead man’s recent 46-year-old girlfriend and her current boyfriend, a Gold Bar resident, were booked into the county jail on one count each of suspicion of first-degree murder.
Early in the morning of June 26th police responded to the Sultan residence to find the 49-year-old ex-boyfriend dead in bed in a home the ex-girlfriend shared with the deceased man and her mother. The ex-girlfriend was the person who placed the call to police saying she found the man dead.
Authorities say the deceased man and the ex-girlfriend had lived together in the home as a couple for several years before breaking up a few months ago and that the woman said her former boyfriend would not move out of the house after the break up and even after the woman became involved with a new boyfriend who would sometimes stay overnight at the residence.
The deceased man’s identity has not been released nor has cause of death been released. The investigation into the death continues.