Dead man found wrapped in tarp in Tacoma was murdered

By | January 12, 2022

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office said the death of a man whose body was found wrapped in a tarp last week was the result of a homicide. Around 3:32 a.m. on Jan. 6, 911 received a call about a body in the 200 block of East 23rd Street in Tacoma.

The Tacoma Fire Department found a dead man at the location and requested Tacoma police. Detectives responded at the scene.

Dead man found wrapped in tarp in Tacoma was murdered

The medical examiner on Monday identified the victim as 30-year-old Jeremy Tomlinson. His cause of death was gunshot wounds to the face and thigh. The investigation is ongoing.