They were called about 10:30 a.m. and asked to check on a resident who lived in the 200 block of 240th Street SW, Bothell police Capt. Denise Langford said. The person had not shown up for work.
Officers found the body at the house and called detectives, she said.
Police aren't releasing the deceased's gender, age or other details.
"We're still in the early stages of the investigation," Sgt. Cedric Collins said.
Officials with the county Medical Examiner's office also were called to the scene, he said.
Rikki King: 425-339-3449; email@example.com
View Death investigation, 02-12-2013 in a larger map
More Local News Headlines
Program gives Lake Stevens High sophomores exclusive welcome Lovick now supports delaying new courthouse construction Golden age of aviation shines at Vintage Aircraft Weekend First in-patient hospice to open in county With school starting, Clothes for Kids opens for business Front Porch: Roaming Artistsí annual show Evergreen State Fair judging results No evidence of warning in school shootings, police say
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.