Photo of Robert O. Benson, who was 100 years old at the time of his death, was found dead in his home this weekend. Police are seeking any information in his homicide from the public.

Police seek public’s help in homicide of 100 year old Sea Tac resident

By Tim Clifford

This morning the King County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release asking for the public’s help in the homicide of a 100 year old Sea Tac resident. The victim, Robert O. Benson, was discovered dead in his home over the weekend and while the exact cause of death remains undetermined police have designated the case as a homicide.

A brown leather wallet with scruff marks containing the victim’s ID and bank cards was missing from his residence and police are asking for people to be on the lookout for it. An AARP card, Medicare card and car insurance were also in the wallet.

Anyone with information about the wallet or about what may have happened over the weekend to the victim are asked to call the King County Sheriff’s Office at (206) 296-3311.

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