Suspect arrested after human remains found in Tukwila

Major Crime Unit is investigating the case as a homicide.

Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit (MCU) on Friday were investigating the discovery of human remains found by a resident in the 5800 block of South 152nd Place in Tukwila.

Police officers were dispatched to the location at 4:38 p.m. Thursday after the resident called 911 to report having discovered human remains inside of a container in front of the location. Based on the suspicious nature and location of the discovery, MCU detectives took over the investigation, according to a press release from the Tukwila Police Department.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office took custody of the remains at the scene and will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death, according to the release.

Detectives identified a suspect during the course of the investigation. He was taken into custody by officers in Tukwila Thursday night without incident and was booked into the King County Jail. The investigation is ongoing.

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