On June 2, troopers located the white Jeep Grand Cherokee that fatally hit Kevin Lozoya on the morning of May 28. This past Wednesday, police located the suspect involved in the hit-and-run. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

On June 2, troopers located the white Jeep Grand Cherokee that fatally hit Kevin Lozoya on the morning of May 28. This past Wednesday, police located the suspect involved in the hit-and-run. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Police nab 15-year-old suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Issaquah

  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:34pm
  • News

Police on Wednesday arrested the 15-year-old suspect involved in the hit-and-run that killed a 2014 Issaquah High School alumnus on May 28 in Issaquah.

At approximately 1:45 p.m., detectives and troopers located the suspect, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The suspect’s vehicle struck and killed Kevin Lozoya after he left a house party in the early morning. Police later found the stolen white Jeep Grand Cherokee that the suspect drove; the vehicle was located over an embankment off State Route 900 in Issaquah.

The suspect was booked into the King County Juvenile system in Seattle.

Washington State Trooper Chase Van Cleave said that there was no more available information about the suspect at this time, as he is a minor.

The Reporter will update this story as more information becomes available.


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Trooper Rick Johnson examines the Jeep during the hit-and-run investigation. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

Trooper Rick Johnson examines the Jeep during the hit-and-run investigation. Nicole Jennings/staff photo

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