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July 15, 2014 at 10:59 AM

Woman gets life sentence for Northwest killing spree

The Associated Press PORTLAND  — A federal judge in Portland has sentenced a woman to life in prison for her role in a Pacific Northwest killing spree that authorities say was part of a white supremacist scheme. Holly Grigsby apologized Tuesday to friends and relatives of the victims. Grigsby said she realized that any explanation for her…

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April 23, 2014 at 1:47 PM

White supremacist pleads guilty in Northwest killing rampage

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A white supremacist whose Pacific Northwest crime rampage claimed four lives in 2011, including a Washington state couple, has pleaded guilty to federal charges. Court-appointed attorney Richard Wolf said Wednesday that David “Joey” Pedersen pleaded guilty to two counts of carjacking resulting in death — one for Oregon teenager Cody Myers and…

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July 2, 2013 at 3:22 PM

Suspect in 2011 white-supremacist slaying spree won’t fight death penalty

PORTLAND — David “Joey” Pedersen told a federal judge he wants to be tried without further delay on charges related to a 2011 killing spree, and won’t fight the threat of a death sentence. Pedersen and co-defendant Holly Ann Grigsby are accused of a white supremacist conspiracy in the killing of an Oregon man, a California…

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March 16, 2012 at 11:43 PM

White supremacist who killed father and stepmom in murder spree sentenced to life

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — David “Joey” Pedersen has been sentenced to two consecutive life sentences after he pleaded guilty to killing his father and his stepmother in a deadly crime spree through Washington, Oregon and California. Pedersen had pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of aggravated murder for killing his father, Red Pedersen, 53, and his wife, Leslie…

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