Mount Vernon, WA – On January 4, 2023, at approximately 7:37 am, the Mount Vernon Police Department was dispatched to a death investigation in the 18000 block of N. Barker Street. This area is known as Young’s Bar, which is a Skagit River fishing access location.
Officers located a deceased female 47 years of age, with no obvious signs of trauma. The victim was not involved in a water related incident. Mount Vernon Police Department’s Investigators processed and documented the scene with the assistance of the Washington State Patrol’s Criminal Investigations Division, District 7.
Mount Vernon Police and the Skagit County Coroners Office are currently working to identify the circumstances surrounding her death.
If you have any information that may assist in the investigation or had witnessed anything suspicious near Young’s Bar between January 3rd at 4:00 pm and January 4th at 7:30 am, please contact the Mount Vernon Police Department.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information that would assist investigators are asked to call the 24-hour dispatch information number (360) 428-3211 or during business
hours call Mount Vernon Police at (360) 336-6271.
Press Release via Mount Vernon Police Department Lieutenant Mike Moore
Reference Case Number 23-M00158