Coroner rules death of Sammamish man, 18, at Richland hotel self-inflicted

By the Tri-City HeraldJanuary 30, 2013 

Sunday's death of an 18-year-old Sammamish teen at a Richland hotel was ruled a suicide by the Benton County Coroner's Office.

Kirk H. Allen had been in the Tri-Cities for about a month when he was found dead.

Coroner John Hansens said Allen bled to death from a self-inflicted neck wound.

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