Remains on Vashon Island may be missing woman

SEATTLE — Investigators with the King County sheriff’s office believe remains found on Vashon Island over the weekend are that of a 27-year-old woman last seen on Tuesday.

The woman’s father reported her missing around 8:30 p.m. on Friday.

The Seattle Times reported that a body was found on Vashon Island Saturday afternoon.

Sgt. Cindi West said there were no obvious signs of trauma and investigators don’t know how she got there. The manner and cause of her death are undetermined at this time.

The woman’s identity has not been released.

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