Stories tagged: homicide
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 11:06 A.M.
Human remains found in Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park officials are investigating after human remains were found in the northwestern corner of the park.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 1:39 P.M.
Evidence testing backlog could delay trial, lawyer says
The Idaho state crime lab has completed some of the fingerprint evidence, but DNA evidence must still be processed in the murder case against Patrick J. Nuxoll, attorneys said at …
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 7:53 A.M.
Homicide investigation closes I-90 near Ritzville
A homicide investigation has closed westbound Interstate 90 near Ritzville.
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 2:45 P.M.
Mother of slain Spokane teenager files $5 million claim against state
Veronica Medina-Gonzalez filed a $5 million claim against the state Friday in the death of her 17-year-old son, Ceasar Medina, allegedly at the hands of a state inmate released early. …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 12:27 P.M.
Spokane Valley man died from multiple gunshot wounds
The man found dead last week in his Spokane Valley apartment died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday.
SATURDAY, FEB. 20, 2016, 11:47 A.M.
Homicide suspect’s flight ends in shootout on I-5
TILLICUM, Wash. (AP) – A dozen police officers shot and killed a homicide suspect during a gun battle along Interstate 5 in Washington state Saturday morning, authorities said.
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 2:06 P.M.
Ruling on false testimony from Henrikson witness won’t be admitted, judge rules
Jurors in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson will not hear that the judge presiding over the case determined that one of the prosecution’s key witnesses gave false testimony in …
THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016, 4:30 P.M.
Key witness in Henrikson trial gave false testimony against Spokane County man in 2011
Robert Delao, who testified he negotiated a murder-for-hire deal between James Henrikson and Timothy Suckow that ended with the December 2013 death of Doug Carlile, testified falsely against Mark Hewson …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 10:02 A.M.
Georgia to execute ex-Navy crewman who killed fellow sailor
A former Navy crewman is set to be executed Wednesday in Georgia for killing a fellow sailor whose remains were found buried in two states.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 9:23 A.M.
Idaho man pleads guilty to killing Spokane woman, dumping body
A North Idaho man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a Spokane woman and dumping her body in a slough near Hauser Lake last year.
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016, 12:57 P.M.
Killer sentenced at 14 released from Washington jail
A man who was 14 years old when he was sentenced to life without parole for a 1987 murder has been released from a Washington state prison.
MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2016, 4:28 P.M.
Henrikson attorneys seek mistrial following revelation of police texts with witness
Three weeks of courtroom work may be undone by text messages released Friday by prosecutors in the James Henrikson murder-for-hire trial. Defense attorneys are asking for a mistrial because they …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 2:13 P.M.
Man convicted of manslaughter in 2015 West Central stabbing
A jury found accused killer Michael Gehrke guilty of manslaughter Tuesday for fatally stabbing another man in West Central Spokane last fall.
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
Investigators search for clues in Spokane Valley woman’s death
Investigators are trying to determine whether the live-in boyfriend of a Spokane Valley woman found dead in North Idaho had anything to do with her death.
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016, 12:22 P.M.
Doctor gets 30 years to life in case tied to overdoses
A judge on Friday sentenced a Rowland Heights doctor to 30 years to life in prison for the murders of three of her patients who fatally overdosed, ending a landmark …
THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2016, 1:59 P.M.
Bodies of 6 people found inside home on Chicago’s South Side
Chicago police say the bodies of four men, one woman and a child have been found inside a home on the city’s South Side.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 3:30 P.M.
Last suspect in murder of alleged drug dealer found guilty
The last remaining defendant in the gruesome murder of an alleged Spokane drug dealer in 2013 was found guilty of federal murder and drug charges last week.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 3:10 P.M.
Woman who killed with a pair of scissors sentenced to 12 years in prison
Chrystal Huff, the woman accused of stabbing a man to death at his Browne’s Addition apartment in September 2014, was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 9 A.M.
A tragedy-marred January left investigators with seven death cases
There were at least seven people in Spokane County who were killed or died under suspicous circumstances during January.
TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
Hit man in South Hill murder-for-hire case details ‘arsenal’
RICHLAND – Timothy Suckow described the “arsenal” of weapons he obtained illegally in Spokane, and Robert Delao detailed his plans to deliver heroin to James Henrikson, whose trial on murder-for-hire …
TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016, 7:21 A.M.
3 teens arrested in Seattle homeless camp shooting
Police arrested three teenage boys in connection with a shooting at a Seattle homeless encampment that left 2 people dead and three others wounded.
MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016, 9:12 P.M.
Shooter in murder-for-hire case says he didn’t intend to kill last victim
RICHLAND – In testimony broken by tears and long pauses Monday, Timothy Suckow described the two grisly murders he said were ordered by James Henrikson, including what he described as …
MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016, 8:08 P.M.
Son tells police he killed mother with frying pan, knife
The man accused of killing his mother last week and dumping her body in a recycling cart in the back of their home told police that he has multiple personality …
MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016, 4:28 P.M.
Boyfriend says killing spurred by heroin and AIDS scare
Murder suspect Corey Burnam told police he killed his girlfriend Friday night as the two used heroin together and she told him she had given him the AIDS virus, according …
MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016, 12:07 P.M.
Chicago homicides up dramatically in January
Chicago police are reporting a dramatic spike in the number of homicides and shootings in the city’s bloodiest January for at least 16 years.
SUNDAY, JAN. 31, 2016, 9:05 P.M.
Spokane police locate body believed to be 73-year-old homicide victim
Police late Saturday removed a body from the Spokane home of a 73-year-old woman whose son was arrested on suspicion of killing her. Police believe it’s Wanda Bush whose body …
MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016, 1:23 P.M.
EWU football player one of two arrested in Palomino Club fatal shooting
Spokane police have arrested an Eastern Washington University football player and another man in connection with a fatal shooting last week outside the Palomino Club.
THURSDAY, JAN. 21, 2016, 8:47 P.M.
Woman killed Monday was helping husband clean handgun
Brenda Thurman was helping her husband clean a handgun when it discharged, killing the Spokane Valley woman on Monday, according to court documents.
TUESDAY, JAN. 19, 2016, 4:41 P.M.
Man shot outside nightclub identified as EWU student
The man shot at a north Spokane nightclub early Monday morning has been identified as Eduardo Villagomez, 21
MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2016, 8:33 P.M.
Man killed after concert in north Spokane
One person died in a shooting at 2 a.m. Monday near The Palomino concert venue in north Spokane. The Spokane Police Department did not release the victim’s name or any …