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April 16, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Renton man charged in girlfriend’s death

King County prosecutors on Wednesday charged Gabriel Navarro of Renton with first-degree murder/domestic violence, accusing the 20-year-old of strangling his girlfriend to prevent her from ending their three-year relationship and to punish her family. Navarro is being held in the King County Jail in lieu of $2 million bail. Allison Leedy, 20, spent the past four months making…

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April 11, 2014 at 8:59 PM

Man convicted in 2010 slaying of Kent video producer

The man charged in the 2010 killing of a Kent video producer he considered his romantic rival was convicted of first-degree murder today after a retrial, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. A King County Superior Court jury found William L. “J.R.” Phillip Jr. guilty in the May 2010 stabbing death of Seth Frankel,…

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April 8, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Man guilty of manslaughter in West Seattle slaying

Lovett “Cid” Chambers was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter this afternoon for fatally shooting a 35-year-old stranger in the back outside a West Seattle bar in January 2012. Chambers, 69, was charged with second-degree murder for shooting Michael “Travis” Hood, as he was walking from the Feedback Lounge, where Chambers was a regular. Hood later…

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April 7, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Ex-boyfriend charged in killing of woman found on tracks

The former boyfriend of the woman whose body was found on railroad tracks in July 2013 was charged with second-degree murder Friday, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Roger Seela, 42, is accused of murdering April Frederick, his former girlfriend, in Seattle’s Sodo district, four days after she was released from the King County…

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April 7, 2014 at 7:32 PM

Burien man charged in fatal car-motorcycle collision

The man who was arrested after a fatal car-motorcycle collision in Burien on April 1 that deputies said involved alcohol has been charged with vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment. Anthony N. Rudison, 62, of Burien, allegedly drove under the influence of alcohol and collided with a motorcyclist, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The…

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April 2, 2014 at 4:17 PM

Prosecutors told of potential problem with SPD in-car videos

The King County Prosecutor’s Office said today that it has been informed of a potential problem with Seattle police patrol-car video that could affect prosecutions. “We’re just learning of this and we will be meeting with city officials to find out more,” Dan Donohoe, spokesman for the Prosecutor’s Office, said in an email. Donohoe said there was…

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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 28, 2014 at 8:52 PM

Man pleads guilty in fatal Federal Way crash

A Federal Way man charged with vehicular homicide for driving drunk and causing a December 2013 crash that killed a passenger in his car pleaded guilty today. Jeffrey Waterfall, 56, drove a 2003 Ford Mustang into a telephone pole in the 29000 block of Redondo Way South on Dec. 23 in Federal Way, according 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 19, 2014 at 8:38 PM

Kirkland man charged in fatal Kenmore hit-and-run

The man arrested in Kenmore Friday after a woman who was crossing the street was fatally hit by a truck has been charged with felony hit-and-run, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Kwesi Gyesi, 53, of Kirkland, allegedly drove the southbound truck that struck Sarah Paulson, 20, as she was crossing Juanita Drive Northeast…

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