Update: SWAT Responds to Incident in Kennewick and Finds Three Dead at the Scene.

The Kennewick Police Department is reporting that they got information on a suspicious missing persons report on October 16th, and as a result, they received a search warrant for a house on the 2800 block of South Dawes Street.

On Thursday morning, the officers believed the missing couple’s adult son was home, so the SWAT team was rolled out to the house for everyone’s safety. The neighborhood was evacuated, and Chinook Middle School and Southridge High School were placed under a non-critical lockdown.

Commander Aaron Clem tells NewsRadio 610 KONA that after securing the residence, the SWAT team was able to enter the house, where they found the missing persons, identified as Nabil Mohamed, 65, Hifza Kahn,63, as well as their son Zuhaid Mohamed. All three were pronounced dead.

The Washington State Patrol is now investigating the case as a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing, and If anyone has information about this incident, please call the non-emergency number at 509-628-0333.

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Photo: TC Regional SWAT

Original Report

Kennewick Police and SWAT are involved in a standoff at a house in South Kennewick. 

Today, a missing persons report led officers to a house on South Dawes Street, which they believed to be occupied, and a standoff ensued.

Officers closed South Dawes Street, and neighbors were told to evacuate. Southridge High School was placed under a non-critical lockdown. 

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