A death in Mount Vernon is under investigation

(MOUNT VERNON)- Mount Vernon Police are conducting a death investigation.

Mount Vernon Police and Fire personnel on April 2, 2019 at 6 p.m. were dispatched to the 100 Block of Broadway in reference to a medical call. Initial reports indicated an unknown medical problem involving a female in a vehicle, who possibly wasn’t breathing. After arriving, medical personnel confirmed the adult female was deceased.

Mount Vernon detectives were called to the scene to investigate. After initial scene processing and interviewing of subjects who were in the area at the time of the call, the Skagit County Coroner’s office was notified and took custody of the deceased. The involved vehicle was impounded by detectives, for further processing.

It’s too early in the investigation to say whether the death is suspicious, and detectives are still reviewing the case.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information that would assist investigators is asked to call the 24-hour dispatch information number (360) 428-3211 or during business hours call Mount Vernon Police at (360) 336-6271.