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April 15, 2014 at 2:55 PM

Bail set at $2M for man suspected of killing aunt in Bellevue

A King County District Court judge found probable cause to hold a Bellevue man in connection with the slaying of his 72-year-old aunt whose body was found inside her apartment Sunday night. Mark Irwin, 53, was ordered held pending charges for investigation of second-degree murder and bail was set at $2 million. According to the document of…

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April 14, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Police: Renton murder suspect blames alternate personality

A King County District Court judge on Monday found probable cause to hold a 20-year-old Renton man on investigation of second-degree murder in connection with the death of the man’s 20-year-old girlfriend on Saturday. The judge set bail at $750,000 for Gabriel G. Navarro, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Just before noon Saturday, Navarro…

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April 14, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Suspect in Bellevue slaying is arrested during traffic stop

Bellevue police arrested a suspect Monday morning in the slaying of a 72-year-old woman whose body was found inside her apartment Sunday night, according to Bellevue police. The 53-year-old man was booked into the King County Jail on investigation of homicide just after 10 a.m., jail records show. The man, whose criminal history includes convictions for…

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April 3, 2014 at 11:15 AM

Seattle police arrest suspect in 2013 slaying

A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a woman whose body was found on a railroad track in July, according to Seattle police. Homicide detectives were called out to the tracks near 5th Avenue South and South Spokane Street around 5 a.m. on July 2 by a train engineer who spotted…

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April 1, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Ex-soldier admits killing Kirkland woman in 2011

Dakota Wolf, a former soldier who fatally attacked a 19-year-old Kirkland woman with a butcher knife in November 2011, pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder with a deadly weapon, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. As part of his plea deal, attorneys for Wolf – who was originally charged with first-degree murder –…

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March 27, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Oregon mom accused of killing son she perceived to be gay

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A prosecutor says an Oregon woman on trial for the murder of her 4-year-old son believed the boy was gay and that was a motive behind the deadly beating. Jessica Dutro’s son Zachary died in August 2012 after collapsing at the homeless shelter where his family was living southwest of Portland. The Oregonian reports…

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March 24, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Suspect in White Center slaying held on $1M bail

An 18-year-old SeaTac man remains in the King County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail after a judge on Saturday found probable cause to hold him on investigation of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting in White Center on Wednesday night. Seventeen-year-old Ruben Castillo of Burien died of a gunshot wound to the…

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March 21, 2014 at 3:14 PM

2nd man charged in homicide near Renton

A second man has been charged in connection with the Feb. 17 shooting death of a 27-year-old man in the Lake Desire area near Renton. King County prosecutors charged Ryan Erker, 34, of Gig Harbor, with second-degree murder. Charged earlier with second-degree murder in the case was Steven M. Marshall, who has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors…

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March 18, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Camano Island homicide suspect shot by police dies

A homicide suspect who was shot by police in Mukilteo following a pursuit Feb. 16 has died of his wounds, police said. Riley Leif Ottersen died at 9:27 p.m. Monday, according to a news release from the Snohomish County Multi-Agency Response Team (SMART), a team of detectives from various law enforcement agencies who respond to and investigate police use-of-force…

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March 11, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Woman to get life term for Northwest killing spree

PORTLAND — A woman who claimed ties to white supremacist prison gangs has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy that involved four deaths in three states, including the murders of an Everett couple, guaranteeing herself a life sentence. Holly Grigsby and David Pedersen were accused in the killings of Pedersen’s father and stepmother in Everett, as well as an Oregon…

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