Man charged with 2nd-degree murder for human remains found in Tukwila

The human remains were found outside this apartment complex in Tukwila. (KOMO photo)

SEATTLE -- The 37-year-old man arrested after human remains were found inside a container in Tukwila was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder, according to court documents.

Court documents state Rosalio Ramos-Ramos reportedly stabbed the victim to the death and then decapitated the body.

A resident of an apartment complex in the 5800 block of South 152nd Place found the remains Thursday in a waste bin and called 911.

Court documents state that the brother of Ramos-Ramos told detectives that he had been acting out of character in recent months.

"The conclusion that the defendant poses an extreme danger to the community is buttressed by the statements of his brother, who alerted law enforcement the day before the victim's body was found that he thought the defendant had killed somebody," senior deputy prosecuting attorney Scott O'Toole wrote in the court documents.

Documents state that based on his FBI identification number, Ramos-Ramos has several aliases with multiple birthdays.

Investigators have reportedly been unable to find a Washington state ID for Ramos-Ramos, although he has a green card stating he is originally from Honduras, court documents state.

Residents at the apartment complex said the woman who found the remains was "freaked out and shaking" after the gruesome discovery.

Bail is set at $2 million.

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