Suspect in custody after critically stabbing ex-boyfriend in Lake Forest Park

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Early Saturday morning, The Lake Forest Park Police Department received a 911 call reporting a stabbing at a residence in the 4700 block of NE 192nd Place in Lake Forest Park. 

Officers arrived and found a 19-year-old victim suffering from multiple stab wounds to his chest. The suspect is his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend who was taken into custody without incident.

The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries and is in critical condition with multiple stab wounds.

The Coalition of Small Police Agencies (CSPA) Major Crime Task Force (MCTF) was called and activated. WSP crime lab responded to assist with processing the scene and a King County Prosecutor responded to assist.

Heading the investigation are Lt. Zanella and Det. Troxell with the help of three MCTF detectives.

At this time, it appears the suspect gained access to the residence through the slider door and ambushed the victim in his bedroom. The victim’s parents were home during the incident and called 911.

The suspect was interviewed and is cooperating with detectives. The suspect was later booked into King County Jail on charges of Assault 1st Degree and Burglary 1st Degree. The investigations unit is serving warrants related to this incident.

There is no threat to public safety related to this incident.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Lieutenant Diego Zanella at (206) 957-2850 or or Detective Teschlog at (206) 957-2861 while referencing incident number 2019-05815.


Unknown January 18, 2020 at 7:24 PM  

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