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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Incident on 9/14/2020 in a wooded area of Wapato Park in Tacoma, WA

The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity and the cause and manner of death of the man who died as the result of this incident.


Name: Johnathan Christopher Rogers 


Age:  19 years


Of: No fixed address


Cause of Death: Asphyxia due to hanging


Manner of Death: Suicide

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