ELK, Wash. -- Authorities say one family member stabbed another family member to death Sunday night in Elk, and they are still searching for the suspect.
The Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Matthew Swancara, 24.
Authorities say just before 9:00 p.m. Sunday deputies responded to a domestic violence assault at a home on Juanita Lane in Elk. When they got to the scene they found Sally Swancara, 56, dead from an apparent stabbing. Deputies say the suspect was gone by the time they go there.
Investigators believe Matthew Swancara left the scene driving a black, 2001 Suzuki Esteem station wagon with Washington license ACB6116.
If you have any information on Swancara’s whereabouts call the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-669-3407.