By Ken Stern 

Searchers recover body Tuesday in Swinomish Channel


January 24, 2024

It will be cold comfort to the family whose relative was found in the Swinomish Channel mid-day Tuesday, Jan. 23 but perhaps allow the start of a grieving and healing process. Employing a remote operated underwater vehicle supplied by the Seattle Harbor Patrol, staff from the Skagit County Sheriff’s Office located and recovered human remains during a low tide search.

The remains were found in the Swinomish Channel adjacent to the south end of First Street. This was the same area of a low tide search conducted the evening of Jan. 10, when agency staffs were operating in the parking lot wes...

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