Westport father arrested in murder of son at RV park

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.