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October 9, 2014 at 6:15 PM

ME’s office says Spanaway mother of 4 killed herself

The Associated Press SPANAWAY — The Pierce County medical examiner says a Spanaway mother of four young children found dead in her home this week killed herself. The medical examiner’s office said Thursday that 28-year-old Jennifer Reichardt died of asphyxiation after her airways were blocked by a plastic bag. Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says while detectives still have more work…

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October 7, 2014 at 1:19 PM

Woman found dead at Spanaway home; 4 children OK

Update at 8:40 p.m.: The News Tribune reports that Troyer says investigators have spoken with the estranged husband, and he is not a suspect in the death at this time. Original post: The Associated Press Pierce County deputies are looking for the estranged husband of a woman who was found dead Tuesday at a home in Spanaway. Sheriff’s spokesman…

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September 24, 2014 at 4:43 PM

2 dead in crash after stolen-car pursuit near Spanaway

UPDATE, 10 p.m. | The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the two people killed in the Spanaway crash as Krista Case, 18, of Tacoma and Brew Baker, 22, of Bonney Lake. Update at 7 p.m.: The two people who died in the Spanaway crash are an 18-year-old female and a 22-year-old male, according to…

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September 2, 2014 at 11:01 AM

Spanaway couple caught in Ocean Shores rip current

The Associated Press OCEAN SHORES — A husband and wife from Spanaway barely survived a rip current at an Ocean Shores beach. KBKW reports emergency responders answered a 911 call on Monday afternoon and found a 44-year-old man on the beach having difficulty breathing. He said his wife was caught in a rip current and he went to…

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August 22, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Spanaway shooting suspect shot by deputies

UPDATE: 11:07 p.m. | A 28-year-old fugitive wanted for a home-invasion robbery and shooting was shot and injured by Pierce County sheriff’s deputies Thursday morning at a Buckley motel. The shooting happened shortly after 8 a.m. at a motel on West Main Street. Justin Linn, who was wanted for a July 27 home-invasion robbery and shooting in Spanaway,…

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March 18, 2013 at 8:22 PM

Man charged in wife’s slaying at Tacoma motel

The Associated Press TACOMA  — The man accused of killing his wife at a Tacoma motel and then asking a Seattle TV station to post his confession on Facebook has been charged with first-degree murder. The News Tribune reports that a Superior Court commissioner entered a not guilty plea on behalf of 41-year-old Tony Barrett of Spanaway…

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February 14, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Road-rage suspect who broke man’s facial bones in Spanaway sought

Pierce County deputies are looking for a man who punched and kicked another man’s face so hard in Spanaway this week that the victim will need facial-reconstructive surgery. The 46-year-old victim accidentally cut off the suspect as he exited a 7-Eleven in Spanaway around 4:10 p.m. on Monday, according to the victim’s son….

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September 18, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Toddler drowns in Spanaway Lake

A 21-month-old boy drowned in Spanaway Lake Tuesday evening, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. The toddler had ventured from his lakeside home on the 17100 block of 6th Avenue Court South before falling in the lake, according to department spokesman Ed Troyer. The boy’s 9-year-old brother found him and called for the help of…

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