Crime web teaser.

Crime web teaser.

Suspects arrested in car crash homicide

Issaquah Police arrested two individuals Wednesday in the Dec. 13 homicide case

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020 6:21pm
  • News

Police have arrested two people believed to be involved in the death of 28-year-old Cherno Ceesay in Isssquah.

The two suspects – a 21-year-old woman and 21-year-old man – were arrested for investigation of second-degree murder, and will be booked into King County Jail. They both live in Bellevue.

On Dec. 13 police arrived to a single vehicle crash on Renton-Issaquah Road Southeast to find the man in the driver’s seat who appeared to have died “under suspicious circumstances,” police reported on their website.

According to the King County Medical Examiner, the victim, 28-year-old Cherno Ceesay died of stab wounds to the head and neck. Police believe the suspect left shortly after the crash.

Original story below:

The death of a man found in a car crash Sunday evening in Issaquah is being investigated as a homicide, according to Issaquah police.

On Dec. 13 police arrived to a single vehicle crash on Renton-Issaquah Road Southeast to find the man in the driver’s seat who appeared to have died “under suspicious circumstances,” police reported on their website.

According to the King County Medical Examiner, the victim, 28-year-old Cherno Ceesay died of stab wounds to the head and neck. Police believe the suspect left shortly after the crash.


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@issaquahreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.issaquahreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in News

Local restaurants have had to adapt to new rules during the COVID pandemic. Pictured: JP’s Tavern in Federal Way’s turkey club sandwich with a side of tater tots. File photo
State lawmakers propose bill to fast-track the governor’s reopening plan

Bill’s sponsors want to give legislature control over COVID-19 restrictions.

Fentanyl. (Courtesy photo)
King County reports record numbers of drug overdose deaths

Preliminary toxicology testing shows most overdose victims used multiple types of drugs.

Jay Inslee takes the oath of office for his third term as governor. (Governor Jay Inslee)
Governor Inslee: We are going forward toward a ‘new normal’

At the start of an historic third term, the governor is charting a course out of the pandemic.

The ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) arrives home at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol in this 2015 file photo. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Brian Badura/Released)
What could Biden’s nuclear policy look like?

King County sits only miles away from one-third of the deployed U.S. nuclear arsenal.

State representatives respond to roll call during an online meeting before their swearing in on Friday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Other state representatives respond to roll call over a virtual meeting before their swearing in on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Click to unmute: Legislators prepare for an online session

State lawmakers will work remotely as they tackle COVID-19, economic recovery, police reform and more.

File photo.
King County to expand COVID-19 vaccination efforts

“16,000 adults must be vaccinated every day for six months,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine.

Photo by Elvert Barnes/Flickr
Seattle renters seek cheaper rent in surrounding cities

One factor includes the ability to work remotely, according to housing economist.

Courtesy of the Department of Health
State health officials announce next steps for vaccines

From the Washington State Department of Health: On Jan. 6, the Washington… Continue reading

Most Read