Man arrested on suspicion of murder in woman’s death

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. (AP) — A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the killing of his deceased son’s girlfriend in the Seattle suburb of Mountlake Terrace.

The Daily Herald reports a man called police around 12:25 a.m. Monday saying he had hit a woman and that she was unconscious in the driveway.

Mountlake Terrace police say they found a 29-year-old woman with massive head trauma who had died.

Police say the man’s son died from a drug overdose last week and that he had told the woman to come get her belongings from the home they all shared before his death.

Police say the man told them once she arrived they argued and that he struck her several times.

The man was booked into Snohomish County Jail for domestic violence murder.

The names of the people involved haven’t been released.