Homicide Suspect Apprehended in Yakima Area

UPDATE: The Grays Harbor County sheriff’s office says a man sought in the death of a woman near Montesano has been arrested in Eastern Washington.

MONTESANO, Wash. -Sheriff’s detectives searched yesterday for Eugene Elkins, the 56 year old friend of a woman found dead in her home on Clemons road Wednesday morning. Undersheriff Rick Scott tells KBKW shortly after 8, Deputies responded to a residence in Montesano where they later confirmed a 58 year old female was deceased.

Scott said the investigation revealed the suspect, had fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival.