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Sheriff’s office investigating homicide in Suncrest

March 21, 2023 Updated Tue., March 21, 2023 at 8:20 p.m.

The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Suncrest.

Deputies responded to an in-progress assault shortly after 5 p.m. Friday in the area of Blackstone Way and state Route 291, according to a sheriff’s office Facebook post. The victim of the assault died at the scene, while the suspect fled the area in a vehicle.

The suspect and victim appear to have known each other, the post stated. No further details will be released until next of kin has been notified, deputies said. 

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