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Investigators continue to identify people featured in the thousands of photos and videos depicting sex acts kept by murder suspect Richard Aguirre, and several women told police that Aguirre choked them during sex, according to court documents. Some women said the choking was light, while others reported it was violent and they were in fear for their lives, according to court documents filed this week. In some cases, Aguirre allegedly used a ligature.
Spokane County prosecutors suspect members of law enforcement in the Tri-Cities have leaked information to their former co-worker accused of killing a woman in Spokane in 1986. Murder suspect and former Pasco police officer Richard Aguirre had posted a $500,000 bond on his murder charge in the cold case and was on his way out the door of the Spokane County Jail on Thursday night when Spokane police investigators hurriedly filed a new voyeurism charge against him.
Spokane County prosecutors are alleging that members of the Pasco Police Department and Franklin County Sheriff’s Office have leaked information to their former co-worker who is accused to killing a woman in Spokane in 1986.
Spokane County Jail records indicate that cold case murder suspect Richard Aguirre is facing a new charge of voyeurism.
Spokane homicide investigators have seized a cache of sex tapes belonging to an ex-police officer accused in a 29-year-old cold-case killing near the now-demolished Playfair horse track. The suspect, Richard J. Aguirre, 51, appeared Wednesday in Spokane County District Court where a judge set bail at $500,000 on a single count of first-degree murder.
A former Pasco police officer who is a suspect in a 1986 homicide in Spokane remains free though he was charged on Thursday in a separate rape case. Richard J. Aguirre’s attorney, Scott Johnson, said his client is innocent in both cases.
A former Pasco police officer who is a suspect in a 1986 murder in Spokane remains free though he was charged on Thursday in a separate rape case.
A transient found Ruby Doss’ body on a January morning in 1986. The 27-year-old woman from Detroit had been struck in the head and strangled near East Sprague Avenue. Her death was the first of at least five strangulations of Spokane-area women, most of whom worked as prostitutes, in a 20-month period from 1986 to 1987.
A Pasco police officer who recently resigned from the force is a suspect in a 1986 homicide in Spokane, Spokane Police said this morning.
A Sandpoint man once committed to the Atascadero State Hospital in California as a sexually violent predator was arrested Friday after he was accused of sexually assaulting and killing a 6-year-old boy in 1981. The partially clothed body of Jeffrey David Vargo was found at a construction site in Pomona, California, on July 3, 1981, the day after he went missing in Anaheim. The boy was last seen riding his bike to a neighborhood fireworks stand about 5:30 p.m. His parents found his abandoned bike in an alley near the stand at 7:20 p.m. The boy was strangled.
Ellen Criswell never met the girl in the mid-1980s photo who had a big smile, thick glasses and feathered, brown hair. She and her husband, Donald Criswell, saw their niece in person only as a baby.
Ellen Criswell never met the girl in the mid-1980s photo who had a big smile, thick glasses and feathered, brown hair. She and her husband, Donald Criswell, saw their niece in person only as a baby. Last year, Criswell discovered that her niece Deanna Criswell, of Spokane, had not been heard from for decades and had never even been reported as missing.
MARANA, Ariz. — Authorities in southern Arizona say they’ve identified a teenage shooting victim killed in 1987 as being from Spokane.
It’s been 23 years since the bodies of three Spokane prostitutes were found shot to death near the Spokane River. But on Thursday, the Spokane Police Department and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office called the cold cases solved. Detectives recommended three charges of first-degree murder against 61-year-old Donna Perry to the Spokane County prosecuting attorney’s office Thursday, according to a news release.
It's been 23 years since three Spokane prostitutes were found shot to death, their bodies left near the Spokane River. But Thursday, the Spokane Police Department and the Spokane County Sheriff's Office called the cold cases solved.
A judge has found a serial robber guilty in the 1992 murder of a Spokane Valley furniture store owner.
Despite the passing of nearly 25 years, the disappearance of Bonneville Power Administration employee Julie Weflen has apparently never been far from people’s minds. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office still fields one or two tips per year, Sgt. Bill Beeman said Tuesday. “They are followed up on, and they lead nowhere,” Beeman said.
Sheriff's detectives aren't saying what they found in a locker belonging to a Bonneville Power Administration employee who's been missing since 1987.
Michaelle Champagne never went long without checking in with her family in Belgium. But after Champagne, a Spokane resident, called her parents during a visit to Washington, D.C., on March 9, 1993, they never heard from her again.