Coroner Says Homicide Was Manner of Death For Montesano Woman

MONTESANO, Wash. – The Grays Harbor County Coroner says Homicide was the manner of death for 58 year old Kornelia Engelmann of Montesano. Deputy Coroner Lane Youmans tells us the Montesano woman died of “multiple blunt force injuries to the head and torso with internal bleeding.

The man suspected of killing Englemann, 56 year old Eugene Elkins was booked into the Grays Harbor County Jail yesterday evening, after detectives retrieved him from Yakima County, where he was apprehended Wednesday.

County Undersheriff Rick Scott said Engleman’s body was discovered in her home on Clemens road Wednesday morning, Elkins was captured by police in Yakima County that afternoon.

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