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Sirens & Gavels archive for Feb. 11, 2012

SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2012

Judge grants Thompson interview request

A federal judge Friday granted a request by the attorney for former Spokane Police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. to interview a government expert witness who claims that federal prosecutors mischaracterized his expected testimony. The move further delays the sentencing of Thompson, who was convicted…

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Suspect displayed victim's death notice

A Deer Park man accused of strangling his ex-wife and posing her dead body had her death certificate displayed in his home when detectives arrested him this week, detectives say. Clay Duane Starbuck, 47, is charged with aggravated first-degree murder and sexually violating human remains…

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