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Homicide suspect arrested in Spokane Valley

Detective Michael Drapeau, front, and investigators with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office remove evidence from a house at 6704 E. Third Ave., where Shane Smith, 38, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the homicide of Warren Flinn. (Colin Mulvany)
Detective Michael Drapeau, front, and investigators with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office remove evidence from a house at 6704 E. Third Ave., where Shane Smith, 38, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the homicide of Warren Flinn. (Colin Mulvany)

Detective Michael Drapeau, front, and investigators with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office remove evidence from a house at 6704 E. Third Ave., where Shane Smith, 38, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the homicide of Warren Flinn. SR photo/Colin Mulvany

Reporter Meghann Cuniff has a story in today's paper on yesterday's arrest of homicide suspect Shane C. Smith, 38. Smith was arrested at 6704 E. Third. He is suspected of shooting Warren S. Flinn, who died in the hospital several days after he was found with gunshot wounds. Details are slim, but you can check out what we have here.

 

Update: Police believe an argument over cigarettes caused Smith to allegedly shoot Flinn twice in the back of the head. Reporter Thomas Clouse has more details here.




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