Woman dies in domestic violence assault; partner arrested

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Kent Police say a 36-year-old Auburn man has been arrested for murder following a domestic violence assault. Police responded to an assault in progress at a hotel on 84th Avenue South just before midnight Monday. When Puget Sound Fire arrived, they found a 33-year-old Auburn woman unconscious. Her partner was conducting CPR. Fire crews took over life saving efforts but were unable to revive the woman. Kent police say they determined the woman was a victim of domestic violence and her death was a homicide. The woman’s 36-year-old partner was arrested on second-degree murder and second-degree assault charges.