A suspicious North Bend home fire that claimed the lives of two young women yesterday, April 22nd, it still being investigated. Here is the latest from the King County Sheriff’s Office:
“Detectives from the King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Fire Investigations Unit responded to the scene and are conducting an investigation. The deaths are considered “suspicious” and detectives are handling the scene as a homicide investigation.
It is unclear at this time if the situation is a murder-suicide or a double murder scene. Detectives will work with the King County Medical Examiner’s Office who will determine the cause of death.
Detectives had been looking for a 2003 blue-grey Toyota Corolla, with Washington plate 911 YWK. That vehicle was located around 5:30 PM parked near the North Bend Library. Police are interested in finding out how long that vehicle had been parked at that location.
Police have been unable to locate a man who is identified as Peter A. Keller who resides at the house. Keller is 41 years old, and described at 5’5”, 175 pounds. Police consider Keller a “person of interest” at this time.
If you have information about this situation please call the King County Sheriff’s Office at (206) 296-3311 or 911.”
To read yesterday’s North Bend house fire story click here.