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April 12, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Renton police: Man says he killed girlfriend

Renton police found a 20-year-old woman dead in a South End apartment today after a man called 911 to say he killed his girlfriend. Police say the man, 20, claimed to have booby-trapped the apartment, just before noon, and that he was armed. When officers arrived, the man ran back into the apartment building. He later emerged…

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March 21, 2014 at 3:14 PM

2nd man charged in homicide near Renton

A second man has been charged in connection with the Feb. 17 shooting death of a 27-year-old man in the Lake Desire area near Renton. King County prosecutors charged Ryan Erker, 34, of Gig Harbor, with second-degree murder. Charged earlier with second-degree murder in the case was Steven M. Marshall, who has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: homicide, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Renton

March 17, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Pregnant woman dies after Highway 169 collision

A pregnant woman from Kent and her unborn baby died after a collision on Highway 169 east of Renton shortly before noon Monday, according to the Washington State Patrol. Marina Simons, 24, was driving southbound on Highway 169 around 11:45 a.m. when the 2002 Honda Accord left the roadway and struck a sign. The car re-entered…

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March 14, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Renton man one of three charged in Idaho home invasion, robbery

The Associated Press SANDPOINT, Idaho — Authorities say a 57-year-old Elmira resident shot in the face during a home invasion was also doused with gasoline. Court documents obtained by the Bonner County Daily Bee say the man sustained a superficial wound on his cheek from a bullet and the gas wasn’t ignited during Monday’s attack. Three men are…

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March 10, 2014 at 4:21 PM

Suspect in Renton homicide pleads not guilty

A man pleaded not guilty this morning to second-degree murder in connection with the Feb. 17 shooting death of a 27-year-old man in the Lake Desire area near Renton. Steven M. Marshall remains in the King County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail. His next hearing is scheduled for March 24. Prosecutors say the victim, Ryan Prince, may have interrupted…

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February 26, 2014 at 4:09 PM

Man took photo of his alleged killer’s car, prosecutors say

King County prosecutors  Wednesday charged Steven M. Marshall with second-degree murder in connection with the Feb. 17 shooting death of a 27-year-old man who appears to have pointed detectives to his alleged killer by snapping a photo of Marshall’s license plate with his cellphone. According to charging papers, Ryan Prince used his security code to deactivate an…

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February 23, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Lake Desire homicide suspect arrested

King County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 34-year-old man Saturday night in connection with a shooting death last Monday evening at a Lake Desire home near Renton. Investigators believe the victim, Ryan Prince, 27, may have interrupted a burglary. The suspect was arrested in the 1700 block of South Homer Street in Tacoma. Investigators say they are seeking other suspects and a…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: arrest, Renton, slaying

February 18, 2014 at 10:19 AM

Possible homicide investigated in southeast King County

UPDATE 11:10 a.m.: King County sheriff’s investigators say that a 27-year-old man was found dead inside a home in the 17800 block of Lake Desire Drive Southeast, near Renton, just after 10:30 last night. Detectives are investigating the case as a homicide. A law enforcement source said the man lived at the home.  The source said the man appeared to…

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February 16, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Fake deputy runs from real deputy, eludes search by copter and K-9

A man posing as a King County sheriff’s deputy in unincorporated Renton bolted when spotted by a real deputy Friday night, eluding a search that included the sheriff’s helicopter and a tracking K-9. The imposter, wearing a navy colored T-shirt that said “SHERIFF,’ told residents of an apartment complex that he was looking for an auto-theft suspect. But to…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: helicopter, King County Sheriff's Office, police imposter

February 15, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Renton man killed in Pierce County crash

A Renton man died early Saturday after crashing his pickup into a ditch outside Greenwater, Pierce County Authorities say 18-year-old Connor L. Johnson was driving east on Highway 410 when he went off the road, crashing into a ditch near mile marker 48. He died instantly, State Trooper Chris Webb said. Webb said the cause is being…

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