Category Archives: Suspicious Deaths

APD Investigating Suspicious Death on Lea Hill

Auburn Police Officers responding to a welfare check discovered the body of an adult female Monday.  The adult female’s roommate contacted police requesting a welfare check.  APD Commander Steve Stocker shared that when officers arrived at the Lea Hill home, they had to force open the door to the decedent’s room.

The decedent was a tenant at the home in the 11500 Block of SE 320th Pl.

Stocker explained that as the manner of death is not obviously natural, a death investigation is required.  Due to the open investigation Stocker was to share details of the deceased’s state.

This is an on-going story.  We will provide updates as they become available.

The Auburn Examiner investigated these incidents by receiving tips from readers.  If you see something or hear of something you think should be investigated, be sure to email or text us: [email protected] or 253-245-9337.

Sturgeon Lake RCMP investigate suspicious death

By paNOW staff

Sturgeon Lake RCMP are investigating a suspicious death at a residence on the Sturgeon Lake First Nation.

Officers responded to the call on July 14 around 10 a.m. for an unresponsive male. EMS paramedics declared the man deceased on arrival.

Saskatchewan RCMP Major Crime Unit South investigators are investigating along with assistance from Prince Albert and Tisdale Forensic Identification Section and the Saskatchewan Coroners Service.

A release from Saskatchewan RCMP said residents in the area will notice an increased police presence. There is no threat to public safety, officials say.

An autopsy is scheduled for July 18 and the family members of the deceased have been notified of his death.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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Milwaukee Police investigate "suspicious death" near 34th and National

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — Milwaukee Police are investigating what they’re calling a suspicious death on the city’s south side.

They say the body of a 32-year-old man was found inside a home near 34th and National on Saturday.

Police have not said how the man died.

Stay with CBS 58 for updates on this developing story.

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Uniontown man charged with homicide in East Huntingdon girl’s death

State police believe a Uniontown man killed the 11-month-old daughter of his girlfriend Saturday while she was at work, Trooper Steve Limani said.

Derrick “Hector” A. Bass, 29, is charged with homicide, theft, receiving stolen property, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence. Limani said Bass doesn’t have a vehicle or a permanent address.

Troopers are searching for him.

Niomie Rose Miller was identified as the victim. She would have turned 1 on July 27.

Police were called to a housing complex on Gurley Drive at 11:30 p.m. Saturday and found Niomie unresponsive hidden underneath blankets in a playpen. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are investigating whether the child was drowned, but are awaiting toxicology reports before making a final determination.

Police said Bass stands about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs about 300 pounds. Police said he may have reddish hair.

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Suspicious death caused by gunshot wound to chest

A Mount Blanchard man whose death is considered suspicious by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office “died of a single gunshot wound to the chest,” Sgt. Jason Seem said this morning.

Boe N. Bushong, 22, died July 4 at his Amanda Township 194 residence. A friend found him and called 911, Seem said.

Hancock County Coroner Dr. Mark Fox also confirmed this morning that Bushong was shot.

Ashlie A. Velasquez, 29, has been arrested for tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, because she allegedly disposed of the weapon, Seem said. The sheriff’s office hasn’t found it yet.

The sheriff’s office released her photo on July 5 and had been asking the public for help finding her.

Bushong and Velasquez were in a relationship, according to their Facebook pages.

There are no new charges against Velasquez as of this morning, but more are possible, Seem said.

The sheriff’s office responded to Bushong’s Amanda Township residence at 10:11 p.m. July

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Hernando County Deputies Investigating Suspicious Death

SPRING HILL, Fla. — On Monday morning, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a suspicious death in Spring Hill.

  • Dollar Tree on County Line Road taped off
  • Deputies say there is no threat to the community

The investigation is at the Dollar Tree on County Line Road.

Deputies are being tight lipped now, however, the Dollar Tree location remains taped off.

According to a news release, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office stated that it is conducting a death investigation on this property since late Sunday night.

It is unclear where on the property this happened – and what exactly investigators have found.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, there is no threat to the community at this time.

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