[2/20/17] Coulee City Teen Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Twin Brother

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EARLY INFORMATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE. SINCE THOSE INVOLVED ARE JUVENILES, THEIR NAMES ARE WITHHELD FOR THE TIME BEING.

COULEE CITY, Wash. (19FEB2017) — A 17-year-old boy is dead and his twin brother is in custody after an early morning stabbing in Coulee City.

Deputies were called around 2:30 a.m. Sunday to a home in the 300 block of West Washington Street. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. His twin brother is in custody for investigation of manslaughter and assault-domestic violence.

An autopsy will be scheduled by Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison.

Detectives are on the scene gathering evidence. There is no threat to the public.