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A Spokane County jury on Wednesday convicted Joshua J. Mobley, 31, of beating a 10-month-old baby to death. Mobley was babysitting the baby in 2017 when the infant suffered more a dozen blows to the head that ultimately killed him.
A Spokane County jury on Wednesday convicted Joshua J. Mobley, 31, of beating a 10-month-old baby to death. Mobley was babysitting the baby in 2017 when the infant suffered more than a dozen blows to the head that ultimately killed him.
After two weeks of trial, a jury will start on Wednesday deciding the second-degree murder case against a babysitter and Spokane father of four, who is charged with “savagely” beating a 10-month-old baby to death in 2017.
A white Chicago officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to the ground in a hail of 16 bullets as he walked away from police.
After being freed from three years of living as the accused killer of a boy she rescued from a life of foster homes, Cynthia L. Khaleel sat at the court table Tuesday and sobbed.
Cynthia L. Khaleel was either a “supermom” who lost her temper and did something to fracture the skull of her adoptive nephew; or she was wrongfully charged with murder for a tragic accident that killed a 5-year-old boy.
So many things about the two-week long murder trial of a Chattaroy woman didn’t fit the stereotypical image of a suspect with a long criminal history fighting for freedom after some terrible event.
A day after the jury viewed gruesome photos of a 5-year-old’s fractured skull, the defense attorney for accused killer Cynthia L. Khaleel brought his own medical expert to suggest that the blow that ended the troubled boy’s life could have come from a short fall.
Five-year-old Gary Blanton III either accidentally fell from his brother’s crib and fractured his skull, or the boy became the assault victim of a frustrated aunt whose nerves snapped as she tried her best to play the role of a “super mom.”
Having been acquitted last year for the beating death of a 2-year-old girl, Jason J. Obermiller still faces several years in prison before the convicted felon can call himself a free man.
A man convicted of gunning down a Seattle middle school teacher in 1994 was arrested Tuesday in King County on a warrant charging him with killing a Spokane Valley woman.
A jury has convicted a 55-year-old man of fatally shooting a Seattle teacher on a sidewalk in December.
Cody A. Gossage will spend the next decade behind bars for killing his small son two years ago – reportedly by shaking the 5-month-old boy while baby-sitting.
Two men who strangled another man, beat him with rocks and dumped his body in the Spokane River in June 2013 have pleaded guilty to murder. The pleas are part of a deal with prosecutors that call for about 15 years in prison.
Potential jurors filed into a Stevens County courtroom earlier this month, expecting a lengthy trial in the brutal slaying of a 62-year-old Northport, Wash., woman in her home over the Thanksgiving holiday two years ago. Instead, they were told a plea deal had been reached. Jeremy Bryant, 36, would be spending most of the next 20 years in prison for stabbing Narleen Campton in the throat.
A Cheney man convicted of killing his pregnant girlfriend by pushing her out of a moving car has won a new trial. State appeals court judges ruled Tuesday that attorneys should not have been allowed to question potential jurors privately during jury selection.
COEUR D’ALENE — A North Idaho man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the Christmas Day 2011 shooting death of his girlfriend.
The man charged in the death of his girlfriend’s 18-month-old toddler pleaded not guilty Monday and has told investigators he thinks the child’s fatal injuries were caused by an accidental fall. Joshua D. Burnett, 23, faces a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the March 31 death of 18-month-old Rylee Castner. The Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled Rylee died from blunt force trauma to his head.
An Airway Heights man told police that he accidentally shot his son in the face during an early Sunday morning fight, according to court records. The fight and fatal shooting happened after a night of drinking.