South Kitsap Briefs

Victim ID’d

The victim of the residential structure fire on Anderson Hill Road in Port Orchard Dec. 29, 2023 has been identified as Renata L. Abramson, a 60-year-old woman.

An autopsy was done by Kitsap County’s chief medical examiner Dr. Lindsey Harle, and positive identification was made by State Patrol forensic ddontologist Dr. Kyle Tanaka.

Cause and manner of death are pending return of toxicology and further investigation.

Death notice

Former Port Orchard resident Vargo (Muench), Helen Anne, 80, died Jan. 8.

She lived there from 1964-2017. She spent the past six years in a Gig Harbor nursing home. Rill’s Life Tribute Center


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