TACOMA — The body of a man believed to have shot to death two women Tacoma was found in the water near Vashon Island, police said.
Erik Larson, who lived with the women is suspected of killing Meghan Re, 34, and Jonna Hart, 31, The News Tribune reported.
Both women died of gunshot wounds to the head, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.
A roommate called 911 about 4 a.m. Sunday and said he came home and found Re and Hart unresponsive. He started CPR, but they were pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives began looking for Larson since he lived in the home and his whereabouts were unknown. About 1 p.m. Sunday, the King County Sheriff’s Office notified police that a man’s body was found in the water off Vashon Island.
That man has been identified as Larson, according to police. Tacoma officers also found a Jeep registered to Hart parked near the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
Although police say Larson is suspected in the homicides, they have not released a motive.