Concrete, WA Man Murdered With Sword, Suspect Arrested

Murder Investigation

Concrete, WA – The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Weapons Offense in the 46000 block of Washington Street in Concrete around 5:51 a.m. on July 28th, 2022.

According to the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office, a 9-1-1 caller alerted dispatchers that a 52-year-old male had been stabbed with a sword by another male. Firefighters, Paramedics and emergency personal responded and transported the male  to Skagit Valley Medical Center in Mount Vernon, where he died from his injuries.

During the course of the investigation, Detectives established probable cause to arrest a 26-year-old male for suspicion of homicide. The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Sedro-Woolley Police Department, the Washington State Patrol and a helicopter from the Department of Homeland Security in their attempt to locate the suspect.  The suspect was located in the town of Concrete and taken into custody without incident.   He is being booked into the Skagit County Community Justice Center on an investigate hold, pending formal charges.

Additional information on the incident will be released as the investigation continues.

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