Body discovery at Lighthouse Park was a suicide

88-year-old woman was from Picnic Point
Sep 12, 2018

The woman whose body was discovered at Lighthouse Park on Wednesday, Aug. 29 took her own life, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiners Office.

The Medical Examiners Office released information last Wednesday, Sept. 5 that the cause of death was drowning and the manner of death was suicide. The victim’s name will not be released.

Boaters discovered the woman’s body on Wednesday at 11:13 a.m. according to the Mukilteo Police Department. A rescue boat was soon deployed and brought the woman’s body ashore.

The body was then taken by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

There are resources for anyone contemplating suicide.

Contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or visit



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