Denise Langford - Captain
Public Information Officer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 15, 2013
Detectives Conducting Suspicious Death Investigation
Bothell, Wash. – At approximately 10:30 a.m. on February 12, 2013, the Bothell Police Department responded to a house located in the 200 block of 240 ST SW in the Snohomish County portion of the City of Bothell to conduct a welfare check of a resident who had not shown up to her workplace as expected. Upon arrival, officers found one deceased person inside the residence. Detectives responded to the scene and are investigating it as a suspicious death. The identity of the deceased person has not been determined yet. No further details are available at this time.
2-15-13 Update – The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identification of a female who was found in her residence. The decedent has been identified as Susann Smith, 37 years of age, of Bothell, WA. The cause of death is head injuries and the manner of death is homicide.
The Bothell Police Department is requesting anyone who may have information about this crime to contact the Bothell tip line at 425.487.5550.
Media inquiries should be directed to Sgt. Cedric Collins at 206-794-6307 or E-mail at cedric.collins.@ci.bothell.wa.us ###