Montesano homicide victim identified

Next of kin notifications were completed last night and the victim of the homicide on Clemons Road in Montesano has been identified as 58 year old Kornelia Engelmann.

Undersheriff Rick Scott says that cause and manner of death will be known later today upon completion of the autopsy.

The suspect in the homicide is the 56 year old boyfriend of the victim. Eugene Elkins was arrested Wednesday afternoon near Yakima. Undersheriff Scott says detectives were sent to Yakima to interview Elkins and return him to Montesano.



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