A murder investigation is underway in Westport and a suspect has been arrested and charged.
Chief Investigations Deputy Darrin Wallace tells KXRO that the investigation began at approximately 3:30 pm on Monday when the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a death investigation at the Hammond RV Park in Westport.
The victim is a 35-year-old Westport man.
Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrived and contacted witnesses and the suspect, and a search warrant was served at the home.
Detectives learned the victim and his 58-year-old father had been in a physical altercation prior to his death.
There was evidence of a physical assault.
The 58-year-old Westport man was placed under arrest for Murder in the 2nd degree.
The investigation is in its early stages and more details will be released when they are available.