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Topic: King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

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August 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Suspect in 2 Seattle slayings now charged with Skyway homicide

A man already charged with two homicides in Seattle was charged Wednesday with aggravated first-degree murder in the April slaying of a Skyway man. Ali Muhammad Brown, 29, a convicted sex offender, was charged with aggravated first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Leroy Henderson, 30, in Skyway. Henderson was walking in the 12200 block of 68th…

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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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August 6, 2014 at 12:12 PM

Seattle man accused in ax killings to undergo evaluation

A 45-year-old Seattle man accused of killing his mother and stepfather with an ax last month is being sent to Western State Hospital to undergo a mental-health evaluation. The order for the competency evaluation postponed this morning’s arraignment for Richard Parenteau Jr., 45, who is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. He is being held in the…

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August 6, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Redmond man pleads not guilty to fatal stabbing of girl, 17

A Redmond man pleaded not guilty this morning to first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old girl last month. Daniel J. Haggart, 25, is accused of stabbing an acquaintance, Cara A. Neil, 17, on July 18 outside Soul Food Books, 15748 Redmond Way, while he was fighting with his girlfriend. He is being held in…

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August 1, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Seattle man charged in fatal Leschi shooting in April

King County prosecutors have charged a 25-year-old Seattle man with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of Deszaun Smallwood, who was one of three men killed blocks apart and within days of each other in April. Lorenzo Pratt, a member of the Deuce 8 street gang who goes by the street name “Chosen,”…

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July 30, 2014 at 4:23 PM

Sex offender accused of masturbating in front of woman

A 37-year-old West Seattle man, who police say exposed himself and masturbated in front of different women at least three times in recent weeks, was charged today with indecent exposure and failing to register as a sex offender, according to King County prosecutors. Duane Atwood was arrested Friday and was released from the King County Jail…

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July 24, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Charges: South Park man killed mother, stepfather with ax

A 45-year-old man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of his mother and stepfather on Saturday in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. Richard Parenteau Jr., 45, is being held in the King County Jail in lieu of $5 million bail. His arraignment is scheduled for Aug. 6. Parenteau had been…

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July 22, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Ex-boyfriend pleads not guilty to Kirkland woman’s murder

A man accused of strangling his ex-girlfriend in Kirkland in January pleaded not guilty this morning to second-degree murder, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Burrell M. Cushman, 28, is being held in the King County Jail in lieu of $1.5 million bail. A case-setting hearing is scheduled for Aug. 4. Cushman was charged on…

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July 21, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Renton man charged with homicide by watercraft in fatal boat collision

A Renton man was charged today with homicide by watercraft and assault by watercraft in connection with Wednesday’s Lake Washington boat collision that killed a Seattle schoolteacher. Richard Anthony Hicks, 46, a Renton real-estate agent and former University of Washington football player, remains in the King County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bail. His arraignment is scheduled for…

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July 15, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Trial begins in 2008 gang slaying of teen at Garfield High

Testimony is under way in the trial of a man accused of killing 15-year-old Quincy Coleman and wounding a second boy at Garfield High School nearly six years ago. Deangelo A. Saloy, 22, is on trial in King County Superior Court on charges of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in connection with a drive-by shooting on…

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