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    Police identify woman found dead in Redmond apartment

    April 7, 2018

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — A woman who was found dead in her apartment in Redmond has been identified as Tiffany Scotland.

    The Redmond Police Department said Friday that her wife, 27-year-old Aterraka Scotland, was arrested and lodged in King County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder.

    On Thursday her bail was set at $1 million.

    The King County Medical Examiner says Tiffany Scotland died of asphyxia due to strangulation.

    A man who rented a room to the couple about a month ago called police Tuesday night after police records say he checked their room and found what appeared to be a body wrapped up in carpet.

    Redmond police say they found 26-year-old Tiffany Scotland with cuts on her neck and a stab wound to her torso.

    Police reports say Aterraka Scotland initially denied knowing what happened to her wife, but then claimed the death was a “mistake.”

    It wasn’t immediately known if she has a lawyer.

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