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September 8, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Kent double homicide suspect pleads not guilty

A 29-year-old Burien man pleaded not guilty Monday morning to two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of two men Aug. 20 at a Kent gas station. Leland  Russell Jr., whose bail was initially set at $2 million following his arrest, is being held without bail after Senior Deputy Prosecutor Jessica Berliner successfully argued that a…

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August 25, 2014 at 1:18 PM

1st-degree murder charges filed in Kent double homicide

King County prosecutors charged a 29-year-old Burien man with two counts of first-degree murder on Monday in connection with last week’s double homicide outside a Kent gas station. Leland Dean Russell, whose bail was initially set at $2 million following his arrest, is now being held without bail after Senior Deputy Prosecutor Jessica Berliner successfully…

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August 20, 2014 at 8:56 PM

Man, 29, arrested in connection with Kent slayings

Update 8:25 a.m. A  29-year-old man was booked into the King County Jail just after midnight for investigation of two counts of homicide in the slayings of two gas station employees Wednesday morning. Kent police Cmdr. Jarod Kasner said investigators questioned a second man for several hours, but released him. Kasner said the investigation is continuing, he didn’t rule out the possibility…

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August 7, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Renton woman accused of setting husband on fire pleads not guilty

The Associated Press KENT — A Renton woman who told police she set fire to her husband because shooting him would be too nice pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic violence assault. The King County prosecutor’s office says 39-year-old Tatanysha Hedman remained jailed after Tuesday’s arraignment in Kent with bail set at $500,000. Court papers say…

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July 26, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Boy struck by pickup in Kent has died

A toddler who was struck by a pickup in Kent on Friday night has died from his injuries, police and hospital officials said. The 2-year-old was running across an apartment complex toward his father when the 56-year-old driver was heading out on his way to work, police said, describing it as a “tragic accident.” The driver wasn’t…

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July 23, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Kent woman charged with helping al-Qaida-linked group

Update at 2:17 p.m: Hinda Osman Dhirane of Kent appeared this afternoon at a hearing in U.S. District Court in Seattle. Magistrate Judge James P. Donohue ordered her held pending a detention  hearing next Tuesday. Dhirane is facing 23 counts, one of conspiracy and 22 of providing material support to a foreign terrorist network. Original post: The Associated Press and Seattle…

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July 18, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Woman charged with attempted murder for shooting at Kent Starbucks

A Tacoma woman accused of shooting a man in the head at a Kent Starbucks on Tuesday was charged today with first-degree attempted murder. Fermina Bartolini Bertos, 24, is being held in lieu of $1 million bail at the King County Jail. Kent police say Bertos and the victim were walking into the Starbucks at Southeast 208th Street and 107th Avenue…

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