Stories tagged: homicide
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Eastern Montana man arrested on suspicion of homicide
A 21-year-old eastern Montana man has been arrested in an apparent murder-attempted suicide in the death of a 21-year-old woman at a residence near Miles City.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
Slain SCC instructor remembered as ‘a brilliant, very funny woman’
Jade Bost was known as a tough instructor, prone to speeding through lectures and surprising her students with tricky test questions.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8 p.m.
Murder suspect crashed into deputy’s car in Spokane Valley
William Bost was arrested on suspicion of killing his wife early Saturday, hours after crashing into a deputy’s patrol car in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Hours after fatal South Hill shooting, suspect was back at work in newspaper’s production facility
Hours after police say Anne Carpenter shot two people on the lower South Hill, the 23-year-old returned to work and handled newspapers that detailed her horrific alleged crime.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
100 years ago in Spokane: Soup poisoned with strychnine suspected in farmer’s death
Peter Bayer, 60, a Garden Springs farmer, staggered into a neighbor’s home and said, “Oh, Jim, I’ve been poisoned eating soup.” He collapsed into a chair and died about 20 …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
After three-day manhunt, police arrest woman accused in South Hill shootings
Spokane police have arrested a woman accused of shooting and killing the owner of a South Hill apartment complex Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Murder charge dismissed against ex-Pasco cop accused in 1986 Spokane homicide
A murder charge against a former Pasco police officer accused of killing a Spokane woman in 1986 was dropped Wednesday as a result of DNA evidence.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
100 years ago in North Idaho: Investigators determine that dad killed wife, 3 children by slashing their throats
Investigators determined that Mike Kelly of Rose Lake, Idaho, was responsible for the deaths of his wife, his three children, and himself. All five bodies were found in their house …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Boyfriend arrested, charged with murder after woman found dead in Newman Lake home
A woman was found dead in a Newman Lake home Friday morning and her boyfriend has been arrested, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
Families, friends affected by homicide have support: Group meets monthly to share stories, emotions, pain
The Homicide Survivor Support Group in Spokane started in the 1990s and continued until 2004, when it disbanded for 10 years until being reactivated three years ago. Open to anyone …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Inmate death at Shelton prison investigated as homicide
OLYMPIA – Authorities said a 57-year-old man serving a life sentence for child molestation at the Washington Corrections Center near Shelton died over the weekend and police are investigating it …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Police: 3 Bellingham deaths were homicide, suicide
Authorities say the three people found dead in a Bellingham home Monday died by homicide and suicide.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Man jailed for murder disavows friend accused of diamond robbery in Denver
Vivian Tozier, aka “Alaska Viv,”already notorious for her connection with the robbery and murder of a Spokane hotel landlady, was arrested in Denver for her part in a diamond caper. …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
100 years ago in Colville: Jury acquits woman who shot and killed father and son while holding her baby
A Colville jury took only 20 minutes to acquit Margaret Hanshaw, 17, who was accused of shooting two neighbors to death – all while holding her baby in her arms. …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Man arrested in connection to man found dead in north Spokane
Matthew C. Bossard was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a man who was found dead in his bathroom Thursday morning in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Questions of child custody follow fatal Spokane Valley stabbing
What happens to the child of a homicide victim when the suspected killer is the father? It’s a question most families don’t expect to have to answer.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Spokane Police end multi-agency manhunt by arresting suspect in fatal stabbing
Following a several-hour manhunt by multiple agencies, Spokane Police officers arrested a man Tuesday who is suspected of stabbing a woman to death earlier in the day in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Missing homeless man located in north Spokane
A 21-year-old homeless man who was kidnapped Saturday was located by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Suspect in Sims shooting held on $1 million bond
The man accused of killing former Spokane Empire football player Carl Sims had his first day in court Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Former Spokane Empire star player Carl Sims killed downtown
Former Spokane Empire wide receiver Carl Sims was shot and killed early Sunday morning in downtown Spokane. He was one the top Indoor Football League receivers in the league’s history.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
$100,000 reward for Tacoma fugitive accused of 2 murders
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a double murder suspect and gang member who has been on the run …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Man killed in West Central identified
The man shot to death inside his West Central home Friday afternoon has been identified as David K. Chester, 48.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Convicted killer O’Rourke gets 23 years
Judge Scott D. Gallina sentenced a Clarkston man to more than 23 years in prison Monday after listening to a 40-minute statement from the convicted killer.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Man accused in Cheney pot shop kidnapping gives television homicide confession
A man accused of kidnapping a Cheney marijuana store employee on lunch break last week gave a jailhouse confession to KHQ on Monday.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Lizzie Borden house for sale after B&B plan falls through
The mansion where the notorious 19th century suspect Lizzie Borden lived out her days after she was acquitted of the ax murders of her father and stepmother is on the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
In wake of murder, Spokane Cab drivers gather to mourn one of their own
Cab drivers from a dozen different companies gathered at Spokane International Airport to remember their friend, Gagandeep Singh, who was murdered in his cab in Bonner County, Idaho, on Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
Shoplifters kill 81-year-old Sears guard, sheriff says
Authorities say an 81-year-old Sears worker tasked with preventing shoplifting was killed by two men who shoved him down while stealing television sets.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
Airway Heights man died trying to break up teens’ argument over who would date girl
The baseball bat beating that left a 53-year-old man dead outside of his apartment in Airway Heights began because he was trying to stop two teenagers from arguing over who …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Specialist helps law enforcement with investigation trauma
Court records say two bodies were discovered in chemical-filled plastic tubs in the basement of a Montana home, and that detectives found knives and an ax covered in blood and …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Man killed during Airway Heights parking lot fight
Police are investigating the killing of a man during a fight in the parking lot of an Airway Heights apartment complex early Friday morning.