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December 1, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Hunter fatally shoots self in Duvall accident

A King County Sheriff’s deputy conducting a trailhead check in the Duvall area discovered a man dead with a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday night. The deputy found the body next to his vehicle about 9:20 p.m. Saturday near the 17000 block of Duvall-Monroe Road. Deputy Charlie Akers said in a statement it appears the man accidentally shot…

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September 30, 2013 at 10:08 AM

Oregon man drops gun, bullet lodges in his neck

The Associated Press YAMHILL, Ore. — The Yamhill County sheriff’s office says a 52-year-old man fumbled a handgun when he pulled it from a holster, the weapon hit the floor, and a bullet traveled through his torso into his neck. The sheriff’s office said in a statement that man was reported in good condition after surgery Sunday…

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July 23, 2013 at 1:26 PM

Sedro-Woolley man could face manslaughter charge in child’s shooting death

Trevor Braymiller, the felon who sparked an overnight manhunt after his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son accidentally shot himself, has been booked into the Skagit County Jail on a 72-hour investigative hold, prosecutors said today. That means prosecutors have until Thursday afternoon to determine what charges, if any, Braymiller will face. According to Trish Johnson, a senior deputy prosecutor with the Skagit County Prosecuting…

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July 12, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Affidavit: Oregon man using rifle as crutch when it fired, killing girl

The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Court records show an Oregon man told police he was using his assault rifle as a crutch to help him get up from a couch at a friend’s apartment when it fired a burst through the ceiling and killed a little girl upstairs. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports (http://bit.ly/10ROFTZ )…

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November 28, 2012 at 9:48 AM

Marysville officer won’t face second trial in daughter’s death

Marysville police Officer Derek Carlile hugs his wife, Forrest Carlile, after a mistrial was declared in Snohomish County Court on Nov. 13. (Seattle Times photo) Marysville police Officer Derek Carlile will not face a second trial in the death of his 7-year-old daughter earlier this year, the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office announced this morning. Chief Criminal Deputy…

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November 13, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Mistrial declared in trial of Marysville officer over daughter’s death

Marysville police officer Derek Carlile hugs his wife, Forrest Carlile, after his trial in Snohomish County Court ended in a hung jury with the prosecution asking for another trial. (Photo by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times) A Snohomish County judge today declared a mistrial in the manslaughter trial of a Marysville police officer whose…

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November 9, 2012 at 9:31 AM

Defense in Marysville cop’s trial rests without calling a witness

EVERETT — The defense for Derek Carlile rested this morning without calling a witness. Carlile, a Marysville police officer who was charged with manslaughter after his 7-year-old daughter was fatally shot by her younger brother in March, did not take the stand.  His attorney, David Allen, told Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wynne that the defense would not…

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November 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Marysville officer sobs at start of his trial in shooting death of daughter

Marysville police Officer Derek Carlile holds his head listening to testimony about the shooting. (Photo by Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times) EVERETT — Marysville police Officer Derek Carlile hung his head and sobbed this morning as Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Lisa Paul recounted the moments that led up to his daughter’s death at the hands of…

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November 7, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Marysville cop’s trial in shooting death of daughter to begin Thursday

The trial of a Marysville police officer who was charged with manslaughter after his 7-year-old daughter was fatally shot by her younger brother in March is expected to begin tomorrow morning in Everett. Jenna Carlile was shot on March 10 when Officer Derek Carlile, who was off duty, and his wife stopped in Stanwood on…

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