Death investigation of Hoquiam couple continues


The autopsy of a couple found dead in their Hoquiam home Monday night is scheduled for sometime today, officials said Wednesday.

On Monday afternoon, Hoquiam couple Mark and Mary Hinzman, aged 53 and 48 respectively, were found by their son, dead in the kitchen of their home located on the 3100 Block of Sumner Ave. According to Deputy Coroner Steve Wells, both persons had suffered multiple knife wounds.

Hoquiam Police Detective Shane Krohn said that currently no evidence has been developed suggesting a third party was involved in the deaths. Officials said the investigation is ongoing.