A man who was convicted as a teenager of killing street musician Ed “Tuba Man” McMichael pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to an unrelated fatal shooting in Bellevue on Christmas Eve 2012. Ja’Mari Alexander-Alan Jones, 21, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for killing DeShawn Milliken in the Mirror Lounge at Munchbar, a restaurant/bar in Bellevue Square. The…More
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The Bellevue Police Department is asking the public to help find a witness to the fatal Munchbar shooting last year on Christmas Eve. Video shows the man hanging out with the victim, DeShawn Milliken, at the bar before he was fatally shot, according to police. Police…More
The death penalty in the Carnation slayings has been tossed out. This is the case of the two people accused of killing a family of six on Christmas Eve in 2007. A judge says the prosecutors erred when they considered the strength of the evidence when deciding whether to seek the death…More
The girlfriend of the 19-year-old man suspected of shooting and killing a man inside a Bellevue restaurant on Christmas Eve has been released from the King County Jail. King County prosecutors said today that Maliesha Saleem, 20, was scheduled to have her first court appearance this afternoon at the King County Jail. “We have decided not to…More
The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office Friday charged Ja’Mari Jones, 19, with second-degree murder and requested he be held on $5 million bail for a fatal shooting at a Bellevue bar on Monday. Jones remains at large. If convicted, prosecutors say he could spend 20 to 28 years in jail for the charge, which has been…More
A 19-year-old man suspected by police in the shooting death of a man at a Bellevue bar early Monday was convicted in 2009 of killing a Seattle street musician known as Tuba Man. Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Ja’mari Alexander-Alan Jones, who they consider armed and dangerous. Police describe Jones as being…More