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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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