Murder-Suicide Investigated in Island County

Murder-Suicide File Photo

Island County, WA – Deputies from the Island County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a domestic disturbance over a child custody exchange on South Whidbey Island around 3:30 p.m. on January 11th, 2019.

According to a press memo from the Island County Sheriff’s Office, prior to the arrival of Law Enforcement, 42-year old John Meadows of Greenbank fled the scene with 31-year old Natasha Blouin of Freeland and their infant.

Deputies say at some point, Meadows shot and killed Blouin, then a short time later, shot and killed himself at a location outside of Freeland.  The infant was unharmed and safe.

Deputies continue to investigate the incident.

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