Adult Male Found Dead in Porta-Potty on Capital High School Campus in Olympia


A male believed to be in his 30s was found dead inside a porta-potty on Friday near a sports field on Capital High School's campus. A detective with the Olympia Police Department has been assigned to investigate his death.

Lt. Paul Lower said police were called to the scene at around 1:15 p.m. March 17 after school staff reported a deceased person was in the outdoor restroom. Lower said there were no obvious signs of trauma to the man, and the Thurston County coroner was en route to the scene by around 2:15 p.m.