An alleged stabbing occurred in an apartment building outside of the University of Washington campus. According to FOX Seattle, the bodies of two women were found on Tuesday, Sept. 4 after a welfare check was conducted by building managers. The incident took place inside of The Malloy Apartments, a building mostly occupied by University of Washington students.
The King County Medical Examiner is working to identify the women who were killed in the attack.
“Seattle police are investigating after two women were found deceased Tuesday morning in a University District apartment building. Around 9:30 AM, officers responded to an apartment building in the 4300 block of 15th Avenue NE after building managers conducted a welfare check at a unit in the building and found a seriously injured woman inside. Officers entered the apartment and found two women, both of whom were deceased,” a press release from the Seattle Police Department stated.
“Homicide investigators are on scene and actively working to determine the circumstances of this case, and whether there are any outstanding individuals involved in this incident.”
Officers responding to stabbing at apartment in 4300 block of 15th Ave Ne. One woman with significant injuries. More details as this develops.
— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) September 4, 2018
Pictures on social media show the Seattle Police Department homicide detectives on the scene.
CSI van just arrived and about a dozen homicide detectives on scene of stabbing inside The Malloy Apartments at edge of UW campus. So far police have said a woman has significant injuries. Student who lives there told me mostly students live there. @KIRO7Seattle pic.twitter.com/1iaPTdpkQc
— John R. Knicely (@JohnKnicelyJRK) September 4, 2018
Classes at the University of Washington do not begin until Sept. 26.
This is a developing story. More information will be added as it becomes available.