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October 26, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Body found at South Everett recycling company identified

The death of a man whose body was found at a paper- recycling company in South Everett has been ruled an accident by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. The man has been identified as Travis A. Thurman, 23, of Everett. The cause of death is blunt-force crush injuries, according to the medical examiner.  An employee at Fibres International in the 2600…

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January 17, 2014 at 9:24 AM

Man sues Longview care home over wife’s hypothermia death

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — A man who is suing a Washington state dementia-care home over the freezing death of his wife has asked the court to expedite testimony. Donald Sheldon turns 90 next month and says he may not live to see the trial. He and Norma Sheldon were married for 69 years. He says…

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May 9, 2013 at 11:10 AM

Former Federal Way man drowns in Montana creek

The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. – Yellowstone County officials say a transient whose body was found in a creek near Billings drowned after a fall that caused a severe neck injury. Coroner Chad Fehr says 39-year-old Kenneth G. Flam was likely sleeping on a narrow ledge high above Alkali Creek when he fell down a steep embankment…

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