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28-year-old woman found dead in Kirkland home

Kirkland police were investigating the slaying of a 28-year-old woman, Amy Gang, a mother of four, who was found in the bedroom of her Kirkland home Monday, Jan. 6. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office said she died of strangulation.

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KIRKLAND — The death of a 28-year-old mother of four has rocked the Kirkland community.

amyAmy Gang’s body was discovered by her mother in their Kirkland home Monday. She was strangled in her own bedroom.

Police are questioning Amy’s ex-boyfriend as a person of interest in the case. There has been no arrests.

Kirkland police Lt. Mike Murray says they are getting close.

“Fairly close … we believe our detectives are doing some further follow-up, canvassing the area and talking to folks,” said Murray.

Gang lived with her family at a home on Northeast 130th Place in Kirkland. Detectives say that’s where she was killed sometime on Monday – and that she knew her killer.

“Could be an ex-boyfriend,” said Murray. “At this time I can’t give his name, we are confident the person of interest knew the victim.”

Detectives are still asking for help from the public. Anyone with information is urged to call police.

KIRKLAND — Kirkland police are investigating the slaying of a 28-year-old woman, who was found in the bedroom of a Kirkland home Monday.


Amy Gang (Photo: Facebook)

The King  County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday identified the victim as Amy Gang and determined she died from strangulation.

Kirkland police said officers were called to a home in the 9800 block of NE 130th Place after a resident at the address contacted police after finding the woman’s body in a bedroom of the home. Detectives were called to the scene and executed a search warrant.

Police Lt. Mike Murray said they interviewed one person in connection with the victim’s death, but added that he could not say was the person’s relationship was to the victim.

Murray said the homicide does not appear to be a random crime.