18-year-old arrested after homicide in Ballard

Seattle Police have arrested an 18-year-old man connected to a homicide that occurred last night in Ballard.

Police were dispatched to an address near the 300 block of NW 47th Street around 9:30 p.m. after a family member found a 55-year-old woman dead inside a house they shared.

Police say the woman had “obvious wounds. “Medics were dispatched but the woman had already passed.

The King County Medical Examiners Office has not released the woman’s name or the manor of death.

Homicide detectives and Crime Scene Investigators discovered information that led them to an address south of Seattle. They arrested the suspect at that location.

The suspect was booked at King County Jail and this case remains an active investigation. Police are not releasing any other details at this time.

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