Teen’s body found in Fife was a Todd Beamer student

Teen’s body found in Fife was a Todd Beamer student

Cameron Wilson’s cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest; his death was ruled a homicide.

A 17-year-old found dead in Fife Monday morning has been identified as Cameron Wilson, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Wilson’s cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest; his death was ruled a homicide.

Federal Way Public Schools issued the following statement regarding Wilson, who was a Todd Beamer High School senior:

“We are saddened by the news that one of our students was found deceased as a result of an incident that took place off campus this past weekend. We send our condolences to the student’s family, friends and loved ones.”

Fife police were dispatched at 12:34 a.m. on May 13 to the scene — 12 minutes after a report of a single gunshot that was heard in the area, according to a press release from Fife Police Department. The teen’s body was found in a parking lot near Pacific Highway East and Willow Street and he was pronounced dead on scene.

Officers searched the scene but were unable to locate the source of the shots or any other victims in the area.

The Metro Pierce Cooperative Cities Crime Response Unit is conducting this investigation.

There is no suspect information at this time, according to Fife police. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call 253-896-8287.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.




Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@federalwaymirror.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.federalwaymirror.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

file photo
Housing and finance insiders call for subsidized housing families can own, instead of rent

Advocates say increasing homeownership will strengthen the community, build intergenerational wealth

Photo courtesy of Vickie Chynoweth
Tasting Federal Way: End of summer fruit pie

The Taste of Federal Way is Saturday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m… Continue reading

Federal Way Extended Stay America (1400 S. 320th Street). King County photo
County invests $500K to assist, temporarily house Afghan refugees

Refugees will stay at former Extended Stay American hotel in Federal Way.

Photo courtesy of Kristen Gregory via the Federal Way Police Department’s Facebook page.
Mayor proposes adding 13 officers to Federal Way police force

The department currently has 11 officer vacancies, five more officers on leave after Monday’s shooting.

File photo.
Man beaten then stabbed at Federal Way bus stop

The assault occurred around 8 p.m. Sep. 20.

Photo courtesy of South Sound News
Man with gun shot by Federal Way police after attempting 3 carjackings

Suspect transported to Harborview Medical Center.

t
SeaTac girl, 15, reportedly may have hit a second pedestrian

King County Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help to find injured man

Courtesy photo
Police, FBI investigating possible hate crime after Federal Way Sikh center burglarized

The Sikh community center, school and place of worship in Federal Way was burglarized in the afternoon of Sept. 17.

The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is seen Oct. 13, 2018, at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, Wash. Photo courtesy of Naval Base Kitsap
Former Navy sailor sentenced to prison for distributing deadly fentanyl pills

Federal Way man to be sentenced for supplying the pills which killed a sailor in Bremerton in April 2020.

Most Read