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December 10, 2014 at 1:34 PM

‘Tuba Man’ killer pleads guilty to Bellevue nightclub slaying

Ja’ Mari Alexander Jones, 21, pleads guilty to second degree murder for the fatal shooting in a Bellevue lounge on Christmas Eve of 2012. With him is his attorney, Julie Gaisford. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) A man who was convicted as a teenager of killing street musician Ed “Tuba Man” McMichael pleaded guilty…


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January 4, 2013 at 11:55 AM

Girlfriend of Munchbar shooting suspect released from jail

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…


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December 28, 2012 at 4:35 PM

Bellevue bar shooting suspect charged

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…


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December 24, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Suspect in fatal Bellevue bar shooting convicted of Tuba Man death

Ja’mari Alexander-Alan Jones, 19 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…


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