Statement Regarding Recent Case:
The Whatcom County Medical Examiner's Office has completed an examination on a 16-year-old female. Her identity will not be released here out of respect for the family. The female was found deceased on May 2, 2022 in Blaine, Washington. The cause of death is asphyxia due to ligature hanging and the manner is suicide. For further details, please refer to the Washington State Patrol. The autopsy and toxicology reports are not public information.