victim Section

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

FOLLOWUP: Victim of fatal two-house fire identified as Roland Kennedy, 70

On Friday, July 5, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim of Thursday night’s fatal two-house fire as Roland Kennedy, 70. The official cause of death was “toxic... [Read more]

The 27-year old man shot and killed in Burien Tuesday has been identified

The 27-year old man shot and killed in Burien Tuesday has been identified

On Wednesday, April 10, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man who was shot and killed in Tuesday morning’s murder in the 15300 block of 4th Ave SW in downtown Burien... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Amtrak victim raises over $11,000 at Tin Room Wednesday

Fundraiser for Amtrak victim raises over $11,000 at Tin Room Wednesday

A fundraiser for area resident Timmy Brodigan – who was critically injured in the deadly Dec. 18 Amtrak train derailment – was held at the Tin Room Bar & Theater on Wednesday night, Jan. 3. All... [Read more]

Woman killed in hit & run in Burien Friday night identified as April Fait, 73

Woman killed in hit & run in Burien Friday night identified as April Fait, 73

The woman killed by a hit and run driver – who is still at large – outside the Highline Performing Arts Center Friday night, Feb. 24, has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s... [Read more]

Burien shooting victim identified

Burien shooting victim identified

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Wednesday (Jan. 4) identified the victim of Tuesday night’s deadly shooting as Manuel A. Ortiz-Ornelas, 18, of Burien. He died of multiple gunshot... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien man shot by police Wed. morning identified as Cayce DiTullio

FOLLOWUP: Burien man shot by police Wed. morning identified as Cayce DiTullio

The Burien man who was shot by police in the Seahurst neighborhood early Wednesday morning (May 4) has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Cayce A. DiTullio, 39. DiTullio... [Read more]

Good samaritan who was shot and killed in White Center Tuesday identified

Good samaritan who was shot and killed in White Center Tuesday identified

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Edward “Eddie” E. Grant, 51 The good samaritan who was tragically shot and killed in White Center Tuesday morning (July 14) has been identified by... [Read more]

King County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies victim in fatal Burien crash

King County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies victim in fatal Burien crash

The victim of Friday’s (Nov. 21) tragic, fatal crash on Ambaum and SW 154th Street in Burien has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Peter Vandervelde, 51. Alcohol is suspected... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Chris Saunders had Gun Pointed at his Head in Burien Robbery

FOLLOWUP: Chris Saunders had Gun Pointed at his Head in Burien Robbery

As they were driving north on First Avenue South Tuesday night, Chris Saunders’ fiancé knew something was wrong when she saw three suspicious men wearing all black, holding duffel bags and running towards the rear of the Pawn X-Change…

Man Assaulted In Parking Lot Of Burien Fred Meyer; Police Seeking Public’s Help

Man Assaulted In Parking Lot Of Burien Fred Meyer; Police Seeking Public’s Help

On Wednesday night, Oct. 5th around 9:45 p.m., Aaron McClure (pictured above), 34, was struck in the head by an unknown assailant in the parking lot of the Burien Fred Meyer and severely injured…

An Interview With Pit Bull Attack Victim, Former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson

An Interview With Pit Bull Attack Victim, Former Burien Mayor Sally Nelson

Former Mayor Sally Nelson in a 2009 photo. by Scott Schaefer On Monday morning (July 11), we had a chance to speak with former Burien Mayor and founding councilmember Sally Nelson, one of two victims of... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Shooting Victim ‘In Good Condition’ According To Commenter

FOLLOWUP: Shooting Victim ‘In Good Condition’ According To Commenter

As Burien’s most popular (and now award-winning) daily news source, we’re proud to say that we were all over the scene during Wednesday’s shooting incident, with numerous updates ranging... [Read more]

One Man Stabbed, Another Shot Outside Wah Long Sports Bar Tuesday Night

One Man Stabbed, Another Shot Outside Wah Long Sports Bar Tuesday Night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man celebrating his 21st birthday was critically stabbed, and another man shot Tuesday night (May 24th) during a bar fight outside the Wah Long... [Read more]

Found Skull Identified As Possible Green River Killer Victim

Found Skull Identified As Possible Green River Killer Victim

The King County Sheriff’s Department announced Thursday (Dec. 23rd) that a skull found in an Auburn ravine on Tuesday (Dec. 21st) was positively identified as Rebecca “Becky” Marrero (pictured,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Over $5,500 Raised At Auction For Pit Bull Attack Victim

UPDATE: Over $5,500 Raised At Auction For Pit Bull Attack Victim

As we reported last week, on Tuesday night (Aug. 31st), area residents held an auction fundraiser party at The Mark Restaurant for Jeanette Cunningham, the victim of a pit bull attack in Burien in July. Jeanette... [Read more]

Help Pit Bull Attack Victim Get Her Smile Back At Benefit Tuesday, Aug. 31st

Help Pit Bull Attack Victim Get Her Smile Back At Benefit Tuesday, Aug. 31st

by Scott Schaefer “I just want to get my smile back…” Those words came from the disfigured mouth of Burien resident Jeanette Cunningham, who we met at the Farmers Market on Thursday, Aug.... [Read more]

Burien City Council Honors Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney

Burien City Council Honors Hit-And-Run Victim Jeff Kearney

At Monday night’s (May 3) meeting, the Burien City Council honored mentally-challenged hit-and-run victim Jeff Kearney, starting off the session with a reading of a proclamation in his honor. Accompanied... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney Released From Rehab, Now Back Home

UPDATE: Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney Released From Rehab, Now Back Home

by Scott Schaefer We love to share good news here at The B-Town Blog, and that’s why we’re posting this update on Jeff Kearney, the mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run... [Read more]

Update On Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney: Having “Better Days”

Update On Hit & Run Victim Jeff Kearney: Having “Better Days”

Lots of Readers have been asking about Jeff Kearney, the mentally-challenged man who was the victim of a hit-and-run last November in White Center (read our previous coverage here) and has been staying... [Read more]