Everett man arrested in Ebey Island death

  • Mon Aug 2nd, 2010 11:52am
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By Eric Stevick Herald Writer

EVERETT — A 42-year-old Everett man has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder after police discovered a body this morning outside of a home on Ebey Island, officials said.

Deputies from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office found signs of a struggle outside the home in the 1100 block of 63rd Avenue SE near Ebey Slough, said Robert Beidler, a bureau chief for the sheriff’s office.

The victim’s name, age and hometown have not been released.

The case came to the attention of the sheriff’s office after Everett police received a call about a disturbance in the 4700 block of Fowler Avenue around 12:30 a.m.

The caller reported that people were talking about having hurt or killed someone, Beidler said.

While the investigation is in an early stage, detectives do not belive this was a random event, Beidler said.