A University of Washington student from Richland has died after police say she was severely beaten and choked by her boyfriend in an LSD-fueled attack.
Officials have not yet released the woman’s name,but the Herald has learned she is Katy Straalsund, 22, a 2012 graduate of River’s Edge High School in Richland.
Police arrested Casey S. Henderson, 21, who is also from Richland and a UW student. He is in custody on $1 million bail on suspicion of domestic-violence assault.
Prosecutors expect to file charges in the case Wednesday.