Police: 62-year-old Everett man confesses to killing woman found near waterfront

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EVERETT, Wash. — A 62-year-old Everett man on Monday confessed to killing a woman whose body was found Sunday near Everett’s waterfront.

The body of Shannon Yeager, 46, was found along Terminal Avenue near an access trail to Pigeon Creek.

Everett police say the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office determined her death was a homicide.

“During the course of the investigation, detectives contacted several people with information about the victim and spoke with a male Shannon was dating. The male, a 62 year-old from Everett, was interviewed by detectives and confessed to killing Shannon. He has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on murder charges,” a police news release said.

No details about a possible motive were released.

The suspect has not been identified.

Detectives are continuing their investigation.