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October 25, 2014 at 7:49 AM

Fight leads to fatal stabbing near Lynnwood

UPDATE, 3:10 p.m. | Encarnacion “EJ” Salas has been arrested. |ORIGINAL POST | Detectives are searching for a 23-year-old man suspected in the stabbing death of another man Friday night near Lynnwood. Encarnacion “EJ” Salas is believed to have assaulted the 42-year-old victim about 11:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of 164th Street Southwest, who died at…

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October 23, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Body found near White Center tied to earlier investigation

  Update at 2:15 p.m.: Sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said,  “We can say the body we discovered today is related to that earlier investigation. It was information we received while continuing to work the Shelly/Marshmallow case that led us to the location here. “The body found today is female, but we still don’t even know who…

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October 22, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Lewis-McChord soldier charged in wife’s death

The Associated Press LAKEWOOD — The Pierce County prosecutor has charged a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife at their Lakewood apartment. Prosecutor Mark Lindquist called the shooting last Thursday night an unfortunate example of domestic violence. He says 20-year-old Skylar Nemetz shot 19-year-old Tarrah Nemetz in the back…

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October 17, 2014 at 7:01 AM

Homeless man pleads not guilty to fatal shooting in Pioneer Square

A homeless man from Texas pleaded not guilty Thursday to first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man on Sept. 24 in Pioneer Square, according to the King County Prosecutor’s Office Kenneth Bernard Jones Jr., 19, was arrested six days after the killing by Federal Way police after he was identified by witnesses and tipsters, according…

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October 17, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Guilty plea in Tacoma double-murder case

The Associated Press TACOMA — A 39-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty Thursday in Tacoma to two charges of aggravated murder and one attempted murder. The Pierce County prosecutor’s office says Aaron Lamar Livingston killed 25-year-old Andrew Giessler with an ax last May in Tacoma because he believed Giessler was in a…

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October 16, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Man stabbed to death near Portland City Hall

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police say a 43-year-old man was stabbed and wandered bleeding through a downtown Portland park before dying on a sidewalk near City Hall. The man was found early Thursday. Police said his last known address at a downtown residence. They didn’t immediately release his name. Officers told The Oregonian that given the time…

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October 13, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Sheriff’s office: Woman may have been killed, buried at Burien home

King County sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who may have been killed sometime after March in Burien Detectives say they have credible information that the woman was killed at an abandoned house in 12600 block of 14th Ave South and buried on the property. The victim is described as white or possibly…

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October 10, 2014 at 10:57 AM

Jury selection begins for man accused of killing SPD officer

Jury selection is under way for the trial of Christopher Monfort, the man accused of killing Seattle police Officer Timothy Brenton and wounding a second officer on Halloween night 2009. Monfort, 46, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. He will be facing the death penalty if he’s convicted of the ambush slaying of Brenton. Dan Donohoe,…

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October 10, 2014 at 6:48 AM

2 teens accused of killing Okanogan County man

The Associated Press OKANOGAN — The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office says aggravated murder charges could be filed against two 16-year-olds suspected in the shooting death of a man whose body was found Sunday at his home. A girl and her boyfriend were arrested Monday in Oregon and remain jailed in the Douglas County juvenile facility. The Wenatchee World…

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October 8, 2014 at 8:02 AM

Police identify shooting victim as Anchorage radio host

ANCHORAGE — A man found dead Tuesday in his east-side Anchorage home has been identified as a longtime radio show host. Anchorage police say 64-year old Marvell Johnson was found shot to death in a bedroom at his home on Island Drive. A 16-year-old Anchorage boy was arrested and charged with murder in Johnson’s death. Johnson was host…

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