Stories tagged: homicide
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Derek Batton had pretty much beaten a heroin addiction by the time he was booked into the Grant County Jail, according to his family. Inside, though, things took a turn …
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
A Boise man was arrested on a charge of first-degree murder Wednesday night in connection with a homicide in Washington from 1992.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Officers found Richard White’s body facedown on the floor of his kitchen, with a pool of blood under his torso. His housemate “either truly believed, or acted like, he did …
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
The “sensational developments” in the Rosa Kempf strychnine poisoning case, promised by the Spokane Daily Chronicle a day earlier, turned out to merely deepen the mystery.
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018
The mystery surrounding the strychnine death of Rosa Kempf, 22, continued to baffle investigators.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Strychnine poisoning case grows compilcated as second ‘sweetheart’ shows up
An autopsy revealed that Rosa Kempf died of strychnine poisoning.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
A woman stabbed late Sunday in her north Spokane apartment later died from her injuries.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A man is dead and a woman is in hospital care with life-threatening injuries after the woman’s estranged husband allegedly broke into her northeast Spokane home Tuesday evening and shot …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
A 20-year-old defendant implicated in the 2017 baseball-bat beating death of an Airway Heights resident pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Spokane police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly shot himself in the head during sex.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Police arrested a man suspected of stabbing and killing another man early Tuesday at a downtown Spokane 7-Eleven after a fight broke out in the parking lot.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
A Cheney man appeared before a judge Thursday to face charges that he allegedly killed his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of pain medication in …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The victim of Wednesday’s fatal shooting in downtown Spokane has been identified as Eddie Daniels III, a 15-year-old student at Lewis and Clark High School.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Spokane police late Wednesday arrested a man suspected of shooting a teenager who later died from his injuries.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office said the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man on Friday afternoon appears to have been an act of self-defense.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
A judge ordered a man investigators say killed his ex-girlfriend outside of her Spokane Valley home late last year to undergo a third round of competency restoration treatment at Eastern …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
The remains of a woman found last month near Lakeview, Idaho, have been identified as those of Mirissa Serrano, and the case has been labeled a homicide by the Bonner …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey imposed a $1 million surety bond Monday for Ashley Myers, the 30-year-old woman arrested on Colfax Airport Road on Friday night in connection …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager who was hit in the back while fleeing a traffic stop, a death …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
A Spokane Valley mother has been arrested for killing her 6-month-old baby girl after initially telling detectives Monday that she had tripped and dropped the infant.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
A man was killed late Wednesday in a fight in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday near the 2400 block of West Cleveland Avenue in northwest Spokane, according to a news release. …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
A Rathdrum man has been charged with first-degree murder in the November death of a 7-month-old girl.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 7:01 p.m.
An Idaho man pleaded guilty Monday to murder and robbery in the killing of a man that was sparked by road rage in 2016. Justin Roy Booth now faces life …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:32 a.m.
A woman found dead at a Spokane recycling plant earlier this month had been isolated for years, according to her family.
Sun., April 15, 2018, 6 a.m.
Assassin who killed a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor in the newsroom believed he was defamed in Titanic reports
The Titanic disaster was the spark that led a Russian lumberjack to shoot a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor dead in the newsroom on a Wednesday morning in late April 1912.
Sun., April 15, 2018
Witnesses say man killed himself playing Russian Roulette. His friends and family want more answers.
Spokane police are continuing to investigate a February shooting death near Chief Garry Park that was originally chalked up as an accident after a deadly game of Russian roulette.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Questions about a body discovered last week at a west Spokane recycling center have led police to a home on the lower South Hill.
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
A 49-year-old man is suspected of killing a woman Saturday evening during a domestic dispute in their bedroom in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 2:59 p.m.
British police said Friday they have launched a murder investigation into the death of London-based Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov after an autopsy revealed that he died from compression to the …