Police Investigating Bodies Found By Hikers

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Washington state authorities say the bodies of a woman and child were found by hikers in a wooded area, sparking a homicide investigation.

KOMO-TV reported Tuesday that an initial investigation by the Thurston County sheriff’s office ruled the deaths as suspicious, but authorities do not believe it was a murder-suicide.

Lt. Ray Brady says the bodies were discovered around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday about 3 miles south of Puget, Washington.

Neither body was identified.

An investigation into where the potential crime occurred is also ongoing.

No information was released regarding who might be responsible.

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