The Washington couple missing since Monday are believed to have been killed and a suspect has been arrested in their disappearance, the Thurston County Sheriff's Office said Friday night.

Thurston County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday night that the Washington couple who have been missing since Monday were believed to be dead and a suspect was arrested for their disappearance.

The sheriff’s office announced Friday night that they had identified a suspect. They do not believe that the couple has survived an attack on their home in Lacey.

The sheriff’s department announced Friday that a man in his 40s, from Olympia, Washington, just east of the place where the couple lived, was arrested for two counts of murder first degree and one count kidnapping. The couple knew the suspect.

Karen Koep, a chiropractor who works with Davido , was reported as missing by the sheriff’s office on Monday, after Koep failed to show up for her job.

Police were called when neither Koep, nor Davido, could be reached. Pauline Dutton said that the police did a check of their house and found neither Koep nor Davido.

Thurston County Sheriff

The sheriff’s department initially stated that the couple had disappeared in ” suspicious circumstances”, but provided no additional details.

Later, their car — a silver 2015 Toyota Yaris — was found in Lacey.

Dutton told reporters on Thursday that she doesn’t believe that the couple left their house voluntarily.

She claimed to have last spoken with her sister by text on November 10 and thought that this was the last time anyone heard from Koep or Davido.

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