Fred Meyer stabbing victim dies from his injuries

By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff

LYNNWOOD, Wash., January 25, 2021 – A man in his early 60s who was stabbed outside of Fred Meyers yesterday, January 24, on 196th St. SW has died from his injuries.

Witnesses report the victim was in a verbal altercation with three to four individuals prior to one of them stabbing him. The suspect(s) fled the scene in a silver sedan. Several good Samaritans rendered aid.

Fred Meyers
Stabbing outside Fred Meyers on Jan 24. Picture by A.J.

Upon arrival officers found the victim with multiple stab wounds blooded on the ground. The victim was taken to Harbour View Medical Center in Seattle in critical condition but later died from his injuries.

Detectives now need the public’s help locating the suspect(s).

Witnesses say an African American woman in her late teens to early 20s, approximately 5’3″ to 5’4″, skinny and with short to mid-length curly black hair is responsible for the stabbing.

Fred Meyer
Vehicle the fled the scene of Sunday’s homicide outside of Fred Meyers in Lynnwood. Source: Lynnwood Police Department.

She and another woman and man got into a white or silver-colored four-door vehicle with black rims and body damage, possibly a late-model Nissan Sentra, and left the scene northbound on 48th Ave West on 196th St. The vehicle has a rear Arizona license plate and no front plate.

If you have any information about the incident, call Detective Sattarov at 425-670-5633 or Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Anyone with any videos or pictures of the incident is asked to submit these here.

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3 thoughts on “Fred Meyer stabbing victim dies from his injuries

  • January 26, 2021 at 9:25 AM

    Please get an editor, your writing is very unclear and your use of the passive voice is infuriating.

  • January 25, 2021 at 3:39 PM

    Tht photo is disrespectful to the victim’s family – You need to take it down immediately!

  • January 25, 2021 at 3:37 PM

    Please take down this graphic photo.


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