Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 35° Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: cold case


Trial will go ahead for ex-Pasco police officer charged with killing prostitute

The ex-Pasco police officer accused of killing a Spokane prostitute in 1986 will proceed to trial after a judge ruled Friday against his attorney’s motion to drop charges.


Remains identified as Tacoma man missing since 1968

After more than 40 years, Jefferson County investigators have identified a set of skeletal remains found in 1975 as a man who disappeared in 1968.


Ex-Pasco officer charged with tampering with a witness in murder trial

A former Pasco police officer accused of killing a Spokane prostitute 29 years ago is now suspected of trying to find his former girlfriend and interfere with her cooperation with …


Murder suspect Richard Aguirre accused of witness intimidation

Investigators say former Pasco police officer and murder suspect Richard Aguirre has made “concerted efforts” in jail phone calls to a friend and one of his sisters to contact a …


More people identified in explicit photos, videos kept by Aguirre

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 …


Cops leaked information to murder suspect, prosecutors say

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 …


UPDATED: Fri., June 5, 2015

Prosecutors say former Pasco cop accused in Spokane murder is getting tips from Pasco cops

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 …


Cold case murder suspect now charged with voyeurism

Spokane County Jail records indicate that cold case murder suspect Richard Aguirre is facing a new charge of voyeurism.


Sex tapes seized from suspect in 1986 Spokane killing of prostitute

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 …


Former Pasco officer, suspect in Spokane homicide, remains free though charged in separate rape case

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. …


Former Pasco officer suspected in 1986 Spokane murder charged in unrelated rape case

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.


Ex-Pasco police officer is suspect in 1986 killing

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., April 30, 2015

Pasco police officer a suspect in 1986 Spokane cold case

A Pasco police officer who recently resigned from the force is a suspect in a 1986 homicide in Spokane, Spokane Police said this morning.


Sandpoint man held in 1981 killing of California boy

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 …


Aunt, uncle key to unlocking Criswell cold case mystery

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 …


With persistence of aunt and uncle, ‘Jane Doe 19’ becomes Deanna Criswell

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 …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 11, 2015

Victim of 1987 killing in Arizona identified as Spokane teen

MARANA, Ariz. — Authorities in southern Arizona say they’ve identified a teenage shooting victim killed in 1987 as being from Spokane.


Charges recommended in 1990 Spokane prostitute killings

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 …


Police and sheriff’s detectives solve 23-year-old cold case murders

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 …


Guilty verdict in 1992 Valley murder

A judge has found a serial robber guilty in the 1992 murder of a Spokane Valley furniture store owner.


Detectives retrieve Weflen’s locker items

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 …


Detectives retrieve belongings from Weflen’s locker

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.


Cold Case: New clues sought about missing Belgian-born woman

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 …


Evaluation ordered for cold case suspect from Lewiston

A judge in Washington state has ordered an evaluation of an Idaho man accused of killing his girlfriend 28 years ago to determine if he’s competent to stand trial.


DNA evidence solves 1986 Spokane murder, police say

DNA has linked a Montana man to a Spokane woman’s 1986 murder, and police are checking to see if his biological profile is a match in at least three other …


Authorities not ready to drop cold case

Kristin David disappeared in June 1981 while riding her bicycle from Moscow to Clarkston, and about a week later the dismembered body of the 22-year-old University of Idaho student was …


Suspects lived free for years in Arizona

Two women found dead near Tucson, Ariz., shortly after being profiled on “America’s Most Wanted” in connection with a Post Falls homicide had been living there for at least eight …


Looking for answers

For three decades, Kathy Forech had nightmares that her daughter would disappear on her birthday and be found in the Spokane River. It’s just a mother’s fear, she thought.


Woman’s 1983 suffocation still unsolved

When they were girls, Marcia Ogle and her younger sister used to pack a lunch and walk down to Coeur d’Alene’s lakeside for the day – a place Ogle can …


Police still pursuing unresolved killings

Similarities between the deaths of two women killed by an aging convict in Illinois and as many as five unsolved homicides in Spokane have drawn the interest of police. Robert …