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Man dies during welfare check by Kennewick Police

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A 25-year-old man died in the custody of Kennewick Police officers despite their best efforts to save him. Around 1:30 p.m., officers arrived near the 4,000 block of W. 27th Ave for a welfare check. Upon arrival,…

Police: Olympia woman dies after being restrained

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Police say a 35-year-old Olympia woman died after she was "chemically restrained."Olympia Police Lt. Sam Costello says firefighters responded to a fire alarm at an apartment complex early Wednesday and learned that a woman had pulled the fire alarm while in crisis.Police say the woman apparently was "suffering from mental illness and/or acute effects of substance abuse."