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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 23, 2014 at 6:34 AM

Deputies searching for suspect in Burien double shooting

King County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect who shot two people at a Burien apartment complex this morning. The victims were shot in the 1200 block of Southwest 124th Street about 4:45 a.m. in what the sheriff’s office described as a domestic violence incident. They didn’t reveal the relationship between the victims and the suspect. The…

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October 17, 2014 at 6:01 AM

White Center stabbing leaves victim with life-threatening injuries

Update at 6:51 a.m.: The sheriff’s office says the suspect is believed to be driving a 1996 Ford Probe with Washington license APA0835. The car is blue with a red bumper. Anyone who sees the car is asked to call 911. Original post: A stabbing victim has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after what is believed to…

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October 15, 2014 at 12:39 PM

‘Buyer Beware:’ King County taking aim at those who pay for sex

With as many as 27,000 men in King County going online to solicit sex each day, Prosecutor Dan Satterberg vowed at a Wednesday news conference that men who pay for sex with prostituted women and girls will be increasingly targeted for arrest and prosecution. In announcing the county’s participation in a national program aimed at attacking…

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October 14, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Deputy linked to Holiwell case resigns

A deputy who was put on administrative leave when the King County Sheriff’s Office launched the prostitution and theft investigation of former deputy Darrion Keith Holiwell has resigned. Deputy Chris Kahrs resigned from the sheriff’s office on Monday, just one day before he was scheduled for a Loudermill hearing, said Sheriff John Urquhart. The hearing would have…

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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 9, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Missing hiker ‘pretty healthy’ after helicopter rescue

Update at 7:32 p.m.: Paula Reuter was reunited with her parents and then taken to a hospital as a precaution after she was rescued, the sheriff’s office said. Det. Jason Stanley said Reuter was found about six miles from where she parked her car and about 10 miles from a trail head. She was spotted by…

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October 7, 2014 at 4:56 PM

Inquest ordered in fatal shooting by King County deputies

King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting in August of a Burien man by King County sheriff’s deputies. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a house in the 1200 block of Southwest 160th Street in Burien around 7 p.m. Aug. 10 after Tyrone Bandy’s live-in girlfriend reported he had assaulted her, according to the sheriff’s…

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October 2, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Deputies investigate home-invasion robbery near Kent

King County deputies are investigating a home-invasion robbery Thursday morning near Kent where at least two shots were fired. Sheriff’s Detective Jason Stanley said that at least four males wearing masks forced their way into a home in the 4000 block of South 272nd Street just after 6 a.m. The suspects entered the house screaming that they were…

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October 1, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Driver killed in Covington pursuit was Puyallup woman

Update at 2:39 p.m.: King County sheriff’s Detective Jason Stanley said the driver killed in Monday’s crash was a 34-year-old Puyallup woman who was suspected of stealing clothing and electronics from a Kohl’s department store in Covington. He also that the car she had been driving at the time of the fatal collision had been stolen out of Auburn…

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