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Mitzi Johanknecht

16 year old girl arrested-linked to Beaver Lake homicide


(Federal Way) a 16 year old female linked to the Beaver Lake Park homicide was arrested this morning in Federal Way. Detectives believe she was involved in a car prowl in Sammamish last week that led to a man’s death. (Case#C17004307)


King County Sheriff’s detectives arrested the 16 year old about 10:30 this morning in Federal Way.  Detectives believe she was the third occupant in a vehicle that struck and killed a 22 year old man at Beaver Lake Park in Sammamish last Wednesday during a botched car prowl.

Detectives also believe she is one of the women who used a credit card stolen from another vehicle at Beaver Lake Park around the time of the homicide.   She was booked into the Youth Services Center for an outstanding Assault warrant. Detectives will forward the case to prosecutor’s office to review for charges related to the Beaver Lake case.

Detectives do not believe there are any outstanding suspects in the Beaver Lake Park homicide.