Tonasket Death Investigated As Homicide

TONASKET, Wash. (AP) — The Okanogan County sheriff’s office says a woman found dead in a driveway near Tonasket had been killed.

Detectives are investigating the death of 25-year-old Michelle L. Kitterman of Tonasket as a homicide. Sheriff Frank Rogers says she did not live at the address where she was found Sunday.

Deputies initially thought she had been out overnight and died of hypothermia but the autopsy showed otherwise. The cause of death is withheld for the investigation.