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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017

Murder charge refiled against psychiatric hospital escapee Anthony Garver

Prosecutors have filed another murder charge against a man who broke out of Washington state’s largest mental hospital last year after an initial murder charge was dropped when doctors determined …

Former escaped psychiatric patient sentenced to prison for probation violation

Anthony Garver, the subject of a

Sheriff’s Office reimbursed for Anthony Garver manhunt

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has been reimbursed by the state for $12,000 in overtime costs incurred during the hunt for escaped Western State Hospital inmate Anthony Garver in April.

Documents: Escaped psychiatric patient had planned bombing

SEATTLE – A patient accused of torturing a woman to death before escaping from a troubled Washington state psychiatric hospital earlier this year also had a fascination with the Islamic …

Citing security concerns, judge orders Western State Hospital escapee to remain in federal custody

Anthony Garver will undergo a competency evaluation at a federal institution, U.S. District Court Senior Judge Edward F. Shea ruled Thursday. Garver sparked a statewide manhunt earlier this month after …

Knezovich will ask state for $12,000 to pay for search for Western State Hospital escapee

Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich will send Governor Jay Inslee a bill for $12,030.22 this week for the cost of searching for escaped Western State Hospital inmate Anthony Garver.

Western State Hospital in dire need of control

We were reminded why mismanagement in faraway Lakewood matters here when two civil commitment patients escaped the hospital and one of them made it back to Spokane County.

Police dog credited for catching escaped patient; sheriff intends to bill state

Police dog Gunnar may like playing and lounging in the grass during his off time, but he was all business Friday night when he and his handler, Spokane County Deputy …

Fugitive mental patient Anthony Garver mum during Spokane court hearing

The 28-year-old who escaped custody at Western State Hospital last week and was found in the hills above Spokane Valley said nothing during a brief court appearance Monday. He’ll remain …

UPDATED: Fri., April 8, 2016

Escaped psychiatric patient captured near Mount Spokane

Sheriff’s deputies captured psychiatric hospital escapee Anthony Garver on Friday night after two hectic days of searching for the killer in the Mount Spokane foothills.

Local, federal law enforcement end search for escaped mental patient for the day

LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Two men, including one with Spokane ties who was accused of a violent murder but found not competent to stand trial, have escaped from a psychiatric facility …

Spokane fugitive arrested in killing

A mentally ill felon from Spokane who has a history of threatening violence and escaping custody was arrested Tuesday in connection with the June killing of a Lake Stevens, Wash., …