KELSO — The Cowlitz County sheriff’s office said a 48-year-old man who was found dead Monday outside his sister’s home near Kelso was beaten to death.
Detectives continue to investigate the death of Serhiy Anatoleivich Ishchenko as a homicide but have not made an arrest.
The Daily News of Longview reported he was a member of an extended family from the Ukraine who live in four households in the same neighborhood. A relative told the newspaper that two men in the family fought Sunday night.
Chief Criminal Deputy Charlie Rosenzweig said it’s a complex investigation and too soon to draw conclusions.