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Sirens & Gavels archive for Aug. 7, 2009

FRIDAY, AUG. 7, 2009


Courthouse watch: 8.7.09

A landlord shot to death by a tenant in Coeur d'Alene two years ago should have been trained on how to deal with dangerous renters, a lawsuit filed this week claims. Bette Fears, 67, died Aug. 8, 2007, when Evelyn Botto (right), 44, shot her…

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Girl admits to killing father 

A teenage girl has admitted to killing her father in his Spokane home last year. Jacqueline A. Wortham, 18, faces 22 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder. Her sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 16. Daniel Wortham, 39, lived with his…

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