Man’s body found in homeless encampment after report of drug overdose is called in


SEATTLE — Seattle police arrested a 43-year-old man for investigation of homicide and booked him into the King County Jail.


SEATTLE — Police said they found a man’s body in a homeless encampment Monday afternoon near State Route 509 and Cloverdale Street after a report of a drug overdose was called into the Seattle Fire Department.

The man’s cause and manner of death will be determined by the King County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police are interviewing witnesses and are asking anyone with information to call investigators at (206) 684-5550.