Stories tagged: homicide
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018
A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager who was hit in the back while fleeing a traffic stop, a death …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
A Spokane Valley mother has been arrested for killing her 6-month-old baby girl after initially telling detectives Monday that she had tripped and dropped the infant.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018
A man was killed late Wednesday in a fight in north Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018
Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday near the 2400 block of West Cleveland Avenue in northwest Spokane, according to a news release. …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018
A Rathdrum man has been charged with first-degree murder in the November death of a 7-month-old girl.
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018
An Idaho man pleaded guilty Monday to murder and robbery in the killing of a man that was sparked by road rage in 2016. Justin Roy Booth now faces life …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018
A woman found dead at a Spokane recycling plant earlier this month had been isolated for years, according to her family.
Sun., April 15, 2018
Assassin who killed a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor in the newsroom believed he was defamed in Titanic reports
The Titanic disaster was the spark that led a Russian lumberjack to shoot a Spokane Daily Chronicle editor dead in the newsroom on a Wednesday morning in late April 1912.
Sun., April 15, 2018
Witnesses say man killed himself playing Russian Roulette. His friends and family want more answers.
Spokane police are continuing to investigate a February shooting death near Chief Garry Park that was originally chalked up as an accident after a deadly game of Russian roulette.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018
Questions about a body discovered last week at a west Spokane recycling center have led police to a home on the lower South Hill.
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018
A 49-year-old man is suspected of killing a woman Saturday evening during a domestic dispute in their bedroom in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018
British police said Friday they have launched a murder investigation into the death of London-based Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov after an autopsy revealed that he died from compression to the …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018
Authorities say a member of the U.S. Air Force in Washington state fatally shot his two young children and their mother before killing himself.
Mon., March 12, 2018
A former University of Montana student is charged with two counts of attempted deliberate homicide in a Missoula convenience store shooting.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018
A man was killed Thursday night in a shooting that police believe occurred in north Spokane.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018
An on-duty security guard has been found dead in an apparent homicide in Vancouver, Washington.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
A 21-year-old eastern Montana man has been arrested in an apparent murder-attempted suicide in the death of a 21-year-old woman at a residence near Miles City.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
Jade Bost was known as a tough instructor, prone to speeding through lectures and surprising her students with tricky test questions.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
William Bost was arrested on suspicion of killing his wife early Saturday, hours after crashing into a deputy’s patrol car in Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018
Hours after police say Anne Carpenter shot two people on the lower South Hill, the 23-year-old returned to work and handled newspapers that detailed her horrific alleged crime.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
Peter Bayer, 60, a Garden Springs farmer, staggered into a neighbor’s home and said, “Oh, Jim, I’ve been poisoned eating soup.” He collapsed into a chair and died about 20 …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
Spokane police have arrested a woman accused of shooting and killing the owner of a South Hill apartment complex Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
A murder charge against a former Pasco police officer accused of killing a Spokane woman in 1986 was dropped Wednesday as a result of DNA evidence.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
100 years ago in North Idaho: Investigators determine that dad killed wife, 3 children by slashing their throats
Investigators determined that Mike Kelly of Rose Lake, Idaho, was responsible for the deaths of his wife, his three children, and himself. All five bodies were found in their house …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
A woman was found dead in a Newman Lake home Friday morning and her boyfriend has been arrested, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
Families, friends affected by homicide have support: Group meets monthly to share stories, emotions, pain
The Homicide Survivor Support Group in Spokane started in the 1990s and continued until 2004, when it disbanded for 10 years until being reactivated three years ago. Open to anyone …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
OLYMPIA – Authorities said a 57-year-old man serving a life sentence for child molestation at the Washington Corrections Center near Shelton died over the weekend and police are investigating it …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
Authorities say the three people found dead in a Bellingham home Monday died by homicide and suicide.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Man jailed for murder disavows friend accused of diamond robbery in Denver
Vivian Tozier, aka “Alaska Viv,”already notorious for her connection with the robbery and murder of a Spokane hotel landlady, was arrested in Denver for her part in a diamond caper. …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
100 years ago in Colville: Jury acquits woman who shot and killed father and son while holding her baby
A Colville jury took only 20 minutes to acquit Margaret Hanshaw, 17, who was accused of shooting two neighbors to death – all while holding her baby in her arms. …