Police arrested a 30-year-old man Wednesday in connection with the death of a young woman whose body was found on the side of a road in Kent Tuesday, according to court documents.

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A witness told authorities the young woman found dead in Kent on Tuesday fought with her accused killer before he fatally shot her at an Auburn home, according to a probable-cause statement outlining the police case against the suspect.

The witness told police the 30-year-old suspect and others left the home on I Street Northeast on Tuesday morning after he shot the woman with a handgun, the statement says.

Medical examiners have yet to identify the victim and determine her cause of death.

Auburn police received a tip about 2 p.m. on Tuesday about the killing, according to a news release from Auburn police Cmdr. Mark Caillier. The woman’s body was found on the side of a road in Kent about 4 p.m., the statement says.

Auburn police in the release said the woman was found dead near the 100 block of Russell Street in Kent.

Police arrested the suspect in Kent on suspicion of second-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to the probable-cause statement. He was booked into King County Jail in lieu of bail of about $2 million.

The suspect has a felony conviction for taking a motor vehicle in California, according to the statement.