Tacoma security guard found dead on the job; suspect arrested

One person is under arrest after a security guard was found dead at her place of work early Sunday morning in Tacoma.

According to police, a fellow security guard found the woman dead around 6 a.m. when they were going to relieve her from her shift in the 900 block of A Street.

She was found unresponsive with "evident signs of trauma," according to Tacoma police.

It's unknown how the security guard died, but her death is being investigated as a homicide.

The victim has only been identified as a Black female in her 40s.

Tacoma Police said on Monday that a 26-year-old man was taken into custody for investigation of 1st-degree murder.

No further details have been released.

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