FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July
Lieutenant Kathi Lang
News Pager: 425-339-5700
Detectives from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a witness
who may have information on events leading up to the June 17th murder
of 20 year-old Phillipa Evans-Lopez in Lake Stevens. According to
statements made by the suspect in the case, he and Evans-Lopez were joined by
another person at some point between Thursday, June 13 and Sunday, June 16.
The suspect has described this person as a female around the same age as the
victim (possibly 18-22 years of age) with blonde hair. It is believed she
may have left behind a sports jersey in the vehicle they were riding in, a red
GMC sports utility vehicle.
Detectives would like this witness to please contact them as soon as possible
via the Sheriff’s Office tip line, 425-388-3845.