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Tukwila man charged with killing cousin, putting remains in suitcase

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TUKWILA, Wash. -

(AP) - A 37-year-old Tukwila man has been charged with murder after his cousin's remains were found in a suitcase outside a Tukwila apartment complex on Jan. 11.
  
The SeattlePI reports Rosalio Ramos-Ramos was charged Wednesday in the death of Pedro Venegas-Ramos.
  
The brother of Rosalio Ramos-Ramos called 911 before the remains were discovered, claiming his brother was suffering mental health difficulties and may have killed someone.
  
Police arrived but didn't spot obvious signs of a crime and left. Prosecutors say the next day a woman in the building reported finding human remains in the suitcase.
  
Prosecutors say Ramos-Ramos stabbed Venegas-Ramos multiple times and attempted to completely dismember him.
  
Ramos-Ramos' brother confirmed that the suitcase belonged to them and police used fingerprints on the body to match it with Venegas-Ramos.
  
Court documents say Ramos-Ramos in interviews denied knowing Venegas-Ramos.
  
He's being held on $2 million bail.
  
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Information from: Seattle Post-Intelligencer, http://www.seattlepi.com/

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1/17/2018 6:02:49 PM (GMT -8:00)

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