July 27, 2010
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Justin W. Crenshaw is led from a courtroom at the Spokane County Courthouse Tuesday, July 27, 2010, after he was found guilty of two aggravated first degree murder charges.

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Katie Pehl, center, talks about her brother, Tanner Pehl, while standing with (from left) her parents and brothers Matt and Cameron outside the Spokane County Courthouse Tuesday, July 27, 2010, just after a jury found Justin Crenshaw guilty of aggravated first-degree murder. Crenshaw killed Tanner and 18-year-old Sarah Clark on Feb. 28, 2008.

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Katie Pehl listens to her mother talk about her brother, Tanner Pehl, outside the Spokane County Courthouse Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Tanner was the victim of a brutal murder in 2008, along with Sarah Clark. Their killer, Justin W. Crenshaw, was found guilty of two aggravated first-degree murder charges Tuesday.

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An engraved photo of Tanner Pehl hangs around his mother Laurie’s neck at the Spokane County Courthouse Tuesday, July 27, 2010.

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Katie Pehl, sister of Tanner Pehl, hugs Spokane County Deputy Prosecutor Jack Driscoll at the Spokane County Courthouse Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Driscoll, the county’s chief criminal prosecutor, successfully prosecutored Tanner’s killer, Justin W. Crenshaw, on two counts of aggravated first-degree murder, which carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole.

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Killer Justin W. Crenshaw, right, talks with his attorney, Chris Bugbee at the Spokane County Courthouse Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Crenshaw, 22, was found guilty of two aggravated first-degree murder charges Tuesday for the Feb. 28, 2008, deaths of Tanner Pehl and Sarah Clark.

July 19, 2010
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Murder victim Sarah A. Clark, 18, was involved in track, cross-country and yearbook and had an after-school job at Albertsons. She was to graduate from Mead High School in spring 2008.

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This bench at Mead High School honors murder victim Sarah A. Clark, who was known for her zebra-striped coat.

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This photo of murder victim Sarah A. Clark was shown to a Spokane County jury. After nearly two-and-a-half years of preparation and a two-week trial, jurors convicted her killer, Justin W. Crenshaw, of aggravated first-degree murder on July 27, 2010.

July 12, 2010
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Murder victim Tanner E. Pehl, 20, was known for his outgoing personality. He met Justin Crenshaw after Crenshaw was hired at Brooklyn’s Woodfire Grill, where Pehl worked as a cook. A friend of Pehl’s told detectives after the murders that Pehl had said Crenshaw “liked to fist fight and was very violent when he got drunk,” according to police reports.

July 11, 2010 in City
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Spokane County prosecutor candidate Chris Bugbee, attorney for killer Justin Crenshaw, walks past a witness during a hearing at the Spokane County Courthouse on July 9, 2010.

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Murder victim Tanner Pehl loved to cook and play guitar.

July 9, 2010 in City
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Justin W. Crenshaw at a pre-trial hearing on July 9, 2010.

September 9, 2009 in City
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Sarah Anne Clark was born Dec. 29, 1989 to Steve and Teesha Clark.

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Justin Crenshaw appears in Spokane County District Court on two counts of first-degree murder on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008.

July 9, 2008 in News
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Justin Crenshaw walks past family members of Tanner Pehl on July 8, 2008. It was the family’s first time seeing Crenshaw in person. He successfully asked Judge Tari Eitzen for a new lawyer at the hearing, saying an employee of the public defender’s office was close friends with Sarah Clark’s family.