Man arrested after he was allegedly seen loading blanket with woman’s body into car in Washington

SEATTLE — A man has been arrested after he was allegedly seen loading a blanket with a woman’s body into a car in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Police Department said, according to KIRO, that on Sunday just after 4:40 p.m., officers were called out to the 4000 block of 35th Avenue Southwest. A neighbor reportedly called about seeing a man loading a woman’s body wrapped in a blanket into the back of an SUV and proceed to drive away.

The incident was reportedly recorded on the neighbor’s home surveillance system, according to KIRO. Officers watched the video and were able to identify the man.

During their investigation, officers learned that the man had a felony robbery warrant, according to KIRO.

After the officers left, the neighbor called to report that the man and his SUV returned home, according to KIRO.

Officers got a warrant and assistance from SWAT officers to enter the house. According to KIRO, the 35-year-old man was arrested.

The man reportedly told police that he had to carry the woman out to the hospital because she had allegedly overdosed on drugs, according to KIRO. Officers were able to verify that the woman was alive and getting treatment.

The man was however booked into jail for his felony robbery warrant.