A body was discovered on a welfare check

(SKAGIT COUNTY)- The Skagit County Sheriff’s Office was asked to check on the welfare of an 84 year old man living in the unincorporated area of Anacortes yesterday. The man had not been seen or heard from in over a week. Deputies responded and located a body believed to be that of the man. A 64 year old female who lived at the residence with the man was taken into custody on investigation of murder in the second degree. The investigation is ongoing to determine the cause and manner of death.