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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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November 30, 2012 at 11:42 AM

Amanda Knox book cover released

This undated photo provided by HarperCollins shows the cover design of “Waiting to be Heard.” (AP Photo/HarperCollins) Amanda Knox’s book on her ordeal in Perugia, Italy, won’t be out until April next year, but the book cover is… Publisher HarperCollins has released a photo of the cover showing Knox, who’s now 25, looking solemn and straight…


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November 16, 2012 at 11:43 AM

Longtime suspect charged in 2 Snohomish County homicides from 1995

Danny Ross Giles. (Credit: Washington Department of Corrections) Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives today arrested a resident of the Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island in connection with the slaying of one woman and the disappearance and presumed death of another in 1995. Danny Ross Giles, 44, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of…


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September 13, 2012 at 7:55 AM

Second arrest in killing of Burlington man

A second man has been arrested in connection with the slaying of Fernando Mendoza of Burlington, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The 19-year-old Lynnwood man, whose name was not released, is suspected of trying to cover up Mendoza’s slaying by moving and hiding his body after Mendoza was shot several times. The Lynnwood man also…


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