Police determine man, woman found dead in Duvall home was tragic murder-suicide

On Monday, July 9, 2018 via news release, the City of Duvall provided an update on the investigation of two deceased individuals found in a Duvall home last Friday morning.

The city said officers and detectives were continuing to process evidence and information following Friday’s discovery the deceased man and woman – and while the investigation was still underway, Commander Larry Colagiovanni of the Coalition of Small Police Agencies was able to share that preliminary results indicate the tragic incident was a murder-suicide.

The deceased were found by an acquaintance of the family who went to check on them after they did not show up to a 4th of July party, and had not been heard from for a few days.

“These types of incidents are tragic and senseless,” stated Lt. Sabourin of the Duvall Police Department. “Unfortunately no community is immune.”

The news release said no additional suspects were being sought and detectives would continue to work with the Washington State Patrol Crime Scene Unit and the Medical Examiner’s office to determine the facts of this case. The names of the deceased will not be released pending positive identification.

Over the weekend police had closed off NE 152nd Street  between 279th Lane NE and 279th Place NE for the investigation  The Duvall Police also repeatedly assured residents in the area and the community that there was no a general threat to anyone’s safety.


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  • These people are friends of mine. Although no names have been posted watching the news last week we we’re, able to put 2 and 2 together.
    Please update me as to the progress of the investigation.
    Thank you…. Julie Gillies
    P.S.. I’m trying to get a hold of her daughter Savanna. Please give her my phone number. 253 678 1846

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