Stories tagged: manslaughter
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
Brenda Thurman’s quest to fix marriage ended in her death
After hearing the shot, Brenda Thurman’s daughter ran into her kitchen on Jan. 18, 2016, to find her adoptive father standing over her mother. “What did you do?” Dwayne Thurman, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Gunshot that killed man driving downtown Tuesday was accidental, witnesses say
Witnesses told police that a man killed while driving down Washington Street Tuesday was shot when an AK-47 accidentally went off.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Juvenile arrested in connection with deadly downtown Spokane shooting
Police have made an arrest in connection with a fatal downtown Spokane shooting Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Details on Idaho teen’s shooting death to be made public soon
Officials say the details about an 18-year-old Idaho man’s death and the two men charged in connection should be made public this week at a court hearing as the two …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Former Lincoln County reserve deputy charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of his wife
Former Lincoln County reserve deputy Dwayne Thurman has been charged with first-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of his wife Brenda last year.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Police recommend manslaughter charge after fatal altercation in downtown Coeur d’Alene
Police are recommending a manslaughter charge against a 21-year-old man who was involved in an altercation early Sunday in downtown Coeur d’Alene.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Vegas officer who used chokehold charged with manslaughter
A suspended Las Vegas police officer who officials say used an unapproved chokehold has become the first in the department in 27 years to be charged with involuntary manslaughter in …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Man charged in Eugene slaying pleads guilty to manslaughter
One of three defendants charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man at a Eugene park has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Southeast Idaho man guilty in 2009 beating death of bouncer
A southeast Idaho man has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of a bouncer who was severely beaten outside a Pocatello tavern.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Shove at Northern Quest Casino leads to man’s death
A man has been accused of manslaughter after shoving a man who hit his head and later died.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Man with manslaughter conviction arrested for robbery, kidnapping
Three people are facing robbery and kidnapping charges after allegedly robbing a man at knife point and forcing him to take off his clothes. One of the suspects was previously …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Coulee City twin pleads not guilty in stabbing
A Coulee City teenager who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is maintaining his innocence. Shawn Wachter, 17, of Coulee City, pleaded not guilty on Monday in Grant …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
$1 million bail for woman deadly suburban Seattle car prowl
Bail has been set at $1 million for a woman arrested in connection with the death of a man in a car prowling incident in a Seattle suburb.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
Lewiston judge cuts bond amount for manslaughter suspect
A 2nd District Court judge cut in half the bond amount – setting it at $75,000 – and ordered mediation in a Lewiston manslaughter case that left a woman dead …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Former officer faces manslaughter charge after child’s death
Officials expect a former Mississippi police officer to turn herself in on a manslaughter charge after her child died Friday when left for four hours in a patrol car.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash
French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 5:07 p.m.
Idaho man sentenced for killing Spokane woman, dumping body near Hauser Lake
A North Idaho man was sentenced to at least 15 years in prison Friday after previously pleading guilty to killing a Spokane woman and dumping her body near Hauser Lake …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
Man who claimed self-defense sentenced to 10 years in West Central killing
A Spokane man who fatally stabbed a man during a fight last fall will spend a little over ten years in prison.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Felon who accidently shot himself after killing man sentenced to 28 years
A Spokane man with thirteen prior felony convictions will spend about 28 years in prison for shooting a man in the head.
Wed., 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.
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 7:18 p.m.
Man found not guilty of manslaughter in stabbing
A man was found not guilty of manslaughter Wednesday after being accused of stabbing a man to death during a fight in March.
Thu., June 25, 2015, 1:14 p.m.
Driver in crash near Athol faces manslaughter charge
A 34-year-old Coeur d’Alene man faces a criminal charge of vehicular manslaughter for the June 7 crash that killed his passenger on a service road north of Athol. Investigators have …
Tue., Jan. 20, 2015, 2:48 p.m.
Second man sentenced on manslaughter charge
The second man suspected of killing of a dialysis patient and dumping his body in the Spokane River pleaded guilty to manslaughter last week.
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
Spirit Lake killing leads to prison
A violent clash at a remote spot on Spirit Lake almost three years ago left one young man dead and another headed to prison. Dylan P. Paschall, 22, was sentenced …
Sat., Nov. 15, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago A Colfax jury rendered its verdict in the Samuel Clemens trial: guilty of manslaughter.
Sat., Aug. 23, 2014
Man sentenced to 10 years for throwing mortal punch
A raucous party two years ago in north Spokane County has earned a 21-year-old man a decade in prison after he pleaded guilty this week to manslaughter for throwing a …
Wed., July 23, 2014, 12:26 p.m.
Two men sentenced on manslaughter charges in separate slayings
Two men were sentenced to a total of more than 20 years in prison this week for a pair of unrelated slayings dating back to May 2012, according to the …
Tue., July 22, 2014
Judge authorizes $221,574 payment to Gerlach attorneys, witnesses
Taxpayers will have to dole out more than $220,000 to defense attorneys and expert witnesses who helped Gail Gerlach beat a manslaughter charge in an April trial. A jury acquitted …
Wed., June 11, 2014, 8:14 a.m.
Defense attorneys list expenses in Gerlach trial
Read the itemized list of requested reimbursement from the defense attorneys for Gail Gerlach.
Sun., April 20, 2014
Gerlach’s acquittal reflects society’s shifting attitudes
The seeds were sown for Gail Gerlach’s manslaughter acquittal in part by a Spokane murder conviction overturned more than 30 years ago. In August 1972, Yvonne Wanrow shot and killed …