Serial Cat Killer in Washington: Map of The place Assaults Occurred

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There’s no less than one serial cat killer in Washington state, probably multiple. Nearly precisely a 12 months in the past, 13 cats had been killed and a suspect was by no means caught. Now Washington state consultants say they’re seeing cat killings once more. Officers have mentioned they don’t assume the killings are associated, however they haven’t mentioned why. Right here’s a have a look at the place the cat killings have occurred.

The primary prevalence in 2019 was very disturbing. KATU 2 reported {that a} cat’s head was discovered on a fence in Olympia, Washington with a lacking cat poster from 2018 subsequent to it on July 7. It was based close to Clearbrook Drive Southeast and Yonkers Drive Southeast in Lacey, police advised The Olympian.  (K5 Information reported that it was discovered on the intersection of Rockcress and Milbanke Drive.)

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned they don’t imagine the loss of life is linked to final 12 months’s deaths, however didn’t say why, KATU 2 famous.

Then in early August 2019, Q13 Fox reported {that a} string of cat killings had occurred once more, this time in Everett, Washington. A veterinarian decided their deaths had been prompted deliberately by an individual and never by different animals. The 5 cat mutilations occurred inside 15-20 blocks of each other. Q13 Fox reported the killings occurred within the following areas:

  • June 13: 2200 block of Rockefeller Ave
  • July 13: 3300 block of Rockefeller Ave
  • July 15: 3300 block of Rockefeller Ave
  • July 27: 2200 block Rockefeller Ave
  • Aug. 7: 3600 block of Federal Ave

Individuals within the area are requested to maintain their cats inside, KIRO 7 reported. Right here’s a normal have a look at the approximate location the place the cats had been discovered:

Right here is roughly how far they had been from one of many final cats killed in 2018. The brand new deaths had been about 90 miles or extra from those final 12 months.

In 2018, the next cat deaths occurred. Seven of the killings adopted the identical sample, whereas six others didn’t however might need been associated, The Olympian reported.

  • January 28, 2018: Lacey, Washington (deal with unknown)
  • February 4, 2018: 5815 Lacey Blvd. SE in Lacey
  • February 4, 2018: 5815 Lacey Blvd. SE in Lacey
  • July 4, 2018: 1015 Decatur St. SW in Olympia
  • (July: One other cat was discovered close to Tumwater Airport, however this isn’t all the time included in lists)
  • (July: A cat was present in Port Angeles, Washington in July. It’s not clear if that is associated to the others.)
  • August 2, 2018: 1500 Dickinson Ave. NW in Olympia (Olly could have had the perpetrator’s DNA in her claws.)
  • August 5, 2018: 1700 Sixth Ave., SW in Olympia. (Harley, an lovely, fluffy tabby who was 20 years previous, was discovered.)
  • August 15, 2018: 1400 Clearbrook Dr. SE in Lacey
  • August 17, 2018: 1300 Woodland Creek St. NW in Olympia
  • August 20, 2018: 600 Lilly Rd. SE in Olympia
  • August 22, 2018: 540 Faculty St. SE in Thurston County
  • August 22, 2018: 9101 Steilacoom Rd. SE in Thurston County
  • August 28, 2018: Pacific Ave. SE close to Chehalis Western Path in Olympia
  • August 30, 2018: Steilacoom Rd. SE close to Salmon Lane SE in Thurston County

The map under reveals an approximate location for the place many of the cats within the 2018 checklist above had been discovered. Those that had much less particular addresses had been left off from the map under, together with Port Angeles, Washington and Tumwater Airport since officers weren’t clear if these had been associated.

A complete reward of $53,000 was supplied for info resulting in the suspect’s arrest within the cat killings between February and August 2018 in Thurston County. If in case you have any details about the 2018 crimes, name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. If in case you have details about the 2019 crimes, name 425-257-8450.

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