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Stories tagged: homicide

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017

Man arrested in connection to man found dead in north Spokane

Matthew C. Bossard was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a man who was found dead in his bathroom Thursday morning in north Spokane.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017

Questions of child custody follow fatal Spokane Valley stabbing

What happens to the child of a homicide victim when the suspected killer is the father? It’s a question most families don’t expect to have to answer.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017

Spokane Police end multi-agency manhunt by arresting suspect in fatal stabbing

Following a several-hour manhunt by multiple agencies, Spokane Police officers arrested a man Tuesday who is suspected of stabbing a woman to death earlier in the day in Spokane Valley.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017

Missing homeless man located in north Spokane

A 21-year-old homeless man who was kidnapped Saturday was located by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017

Suspect in Sims shooting held on $1 million bond

The man accused of killing former Spokane Empire football player Carl Sims had his first day in court Thursday afternoon.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017

Former Spokane Empire star player Carl Sims killed downtown

Former Spokane Empire wide receiver Carl Sims was shot and killed early Sunday morning in downtown Spokane. He was one the top Indoor Football League receivers in the league’s history.

$100,000 reward for Tacoma fugitive accused of 2 murders

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a double murder suspect and gang member who has been on the run …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017

Man killed in West Central identified

The man shot to death inside his West Central home Friday afternoon has been identified as David K. Chester, 48.

Convicted killer O’Rourke gets 23 years

Judge Scott D. Gallina sentenced a Clarkston man to more than 23 years in prison Monday after listening to a 40-minute statement from the convicted killer.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017

Man accused in Cheney pot shop kidnapping gives television homicide confession

A man accused of kidnapping a Cheney marijuana store employee on lunch break last week gave a jailhouse confession to KHQ on Monday.

Lizzie Borden house for sale after B&B plan falls through

The mansion where the notorious 19th century suspect Lizzie Borden lived out her days after she was acquitted of the ax murders of her father and stepmother is on the …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017

In wake of murder, Spokane Cab drivers gather to mourn one of their own

Cab drivers from a dozen different companies gathered at Spokane International Airport to remember their friend, Gagandeep Singh, who was murdered in his cab in Bonner County, Idaho, on Monday.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017

Shoplifters kill 81-year-old Sears guard, sheriff says

Authorities say an 81-year-old Sears worker tasked with preventing shoplifting was killed by two men who shoved him down while stealing television sets.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017

Airway Heights man died trying to break up teens’ argument over who would date girl

The baseball bat beating that left a 53-year-old man dead outside of his apartment in Airway Heights began because he was trying to stop two teenagers from arguing over who …

Specialist helps law enforcement with investigation trauma

Court records say two bodies were discovered in chemical-filled plastic tubs in the basement of a Montana home, and that detectives found knives and an ax covered in blood and …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017

Man killed during Airway Heights parking lot fight

Police are investigating the killing of a man during a fight in the parking lot of an Airway Heights apartment complex early Friday morning.

Pasco murder case ends in mistrial after parking-lot incident

A Pasco murder trial came to an abrupt end Wednesday after several reports of a woman yelling about the case while jurors were leaving the courthouse.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017

Idaho teens charged in shooting death to undergo psychiatrict evaluations

An Idaho judge has ordered two teenagers to undergo psychological evaluations to determine whether or not they are competent to stand trial in connection to the shooting death of a …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017

July violence pushes 2017 homicide total past 400 mark

July was another dangerous month in Chicago, with 74 homicides reported.

Montana police officer kills wife, self at home

A Bozeman police officer killed his wife and himself at their home on Saturday night.

Search for man accused of Idaho triple homicide scaled back

Authorities are scaling back the search for a man wanted in connection to a triple homicide in Idaho.

Idaho woman pleads not guilty to first-degree murder

An Idaho woman has denied killing a woman who became involved with her former boyfriend.

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017

Murder-suicide suspected in arson fire of Spokane Valley home

Evidence found in the remains of a Spokane Valley house fire last week suggests Bobby Kihara set fire to his home after shooting his wife and dogs before turning a …

UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017

Friends speak out about Tim Reeves, homicide suspects

Pullman High School students and staff were still struggling to make sense of the Monday death of former PHS student and shooting victim Tim Reeves, whose body was found Wednesday …

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017

Investigation into Spokane Valley deaths points to murder-suicide

Spokane County Sheriff’s investigators continue to work under the theory that a Spokane Valley man shot his wife, two dogs and then turned the gun on himself. The bodies were …

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017

Suspects wanted in connection with Latah County homicide apprehended in Ferry County

The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that two suspects wanted in connection with a homicide in Latah County have been apprehended.

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017

Officials: Owner of home where bodies found possibly spotted

Law enforcement officials say a man wanted in connection with the deaths of three women in southwestern Idaho may have been seen in the backcountry near eastern Idaho’s Swan Valley.

UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017

Two men sentenced to prison more than a year after murder

A year after they watched a ruthless and meth-fueled murder in the woods, two men were sentenced to the Montana State Prison.

Philadelphia police search farm where four missing men were found

Philadelphia police joined multiple law enforcement agencies Thursday for another search of the sprawling Pennsylvania farm where the bodies of four missing young men were found buried deep underground last …

UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017

Gunshot wound to the head of second body found in remains of Spokane Valley house fire

The second person found dead in a Spokane Valley house fire Tuesday morning also died from a bullet – not by fire – the Spokane County Medical Examiner announced.