Man dead in ‘suspicious’ homicide near Gold Bar

Detectives remained on scene in the 47900 block of the highway Thursday afternoon.

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GOLD BAR — A man died in a suspected homicide Thursday morning near Gold Bar, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Around 10:20 a.m., sheriff’s deputies were called to reports of a death in the 47900 block of U.S. 2.

Detectives remained on scene Thursday afternoon, sheriff’s spokesperson Courtney O’Keefe said. The man’s body was reportedly discovered near a trail that parallels U.S. 2.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the man’s cause and manner of death.

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