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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 4:09 p.m.

Roy Murry files appeal of three life sentences for murder

Convicted murderer Roy H. Murry has filed an appeal of


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 8:29 p.m.

Triple murderer Roy Murry gets three life sentences plus 35 years for killing family

Convicted killer Roy H. Murry provided no explanation Thursday as to why he gunned down three members of his ex-wife’s family and set fire to their bodies, an attack that …


Jury convicts Roy Murry of triple murder in grisly slaying of estranged wife’s family

A jury convicted Roy H. Murry of murdering three members of his ex-wife’s family in a grisly ambush that ended when he torched the family’s Colbert-area home to try to …


Roy Murry triple-murder case goes to the jury

Jurors will now decide whether Roy H. Murry will spend the rest of his life in prison for a grisly triple murder or walk free from a prosecution that lacked …


Murry trial ends; closing arguments set for Monday

What was expected to be a six-week triple homicide trial ended a week early Friday when Roy Murry’s defense team rested their case after calling only one prosecution witness to …


Ex-wife testifies in triple-slaying trial; DNA evidence not linked to suspect

Four hours later than normal, Amanda Constable’s gray Nissan Sentra crested the hill on East Chattaroy Road in the early hours of May 26, 2015 when she first saw the …


Ex-wife details odd relationship with Roy Murry in triple murder trial

Whisked into the courtroom early so she wouldn’t have to walk past the man charged with killing three members of her family, Amanda Constable cried Tuesday as she waited on …


Triple murder trial of Roy Murry may hinge on experts

The triple murder trial of disabled veteran Roy H. Murry began Wednesday with attorneys explaining his anti-government views, his penchant for guns and the military training that prepared him to …


Interview with triple-murder suspect Roy Murry admissible in court, judge rules

A judge declined to throw out a police interview with triple-murder suspect Roy Murry after his attorneys argued that Murry was in custody during the interview but was not read …


Ozzie Knezovich blasts Matt Shea podcast that links sheriff’s office to triple murder

A state legislator’s claim that a fiery triple homicide north of Spokane is connected to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office drew a furious rebuke and threat of politicial payback by …


Trial for triple homicide suspect Roy Murry postponed until November

The trial for triple homicide suspect Roy Murry was moved from Monday to Nov. 9 at the request of defense attorneys in a hurriedly scheduled hearing Friday.


New judge named one week before Roy Murry murder trial to begin

The trial for triple murder suspect Roy Murry appears to be on track for its May 23 start date even though the case was briefly assigned to four different judges …


Triple-murder suspect Roy Murry’s attorney says evidence lacking

Triple-murder suspect Roy Murry will stand trial in May for allegedly shooting his in-laws and their son, then burning their bodies at their home in Colbert.


Roy Murry, Richard Aguirre plead not guilty

Roy Murry, who is accused of killing three family members at a home in Colbert, and Richard Aguirre, who was linked through DNA evidence to the 1986 murder of a …


Triple-murder suspect Roy Murry faces more charges

Triple-murder suspect Roy Murry shot three relatives and then waited 90 minutes in the hope of killing his estranged wife, too, according to new court documents that paint a chilling …


Road flares, guns among Murry’s possessions, unsealed records say

Numerous road flares and a gas can spout were found in a storage locker maintained by murder suspect Roy Murry in Pullman, according to court records unsealed Tuesday. The remains …


Road flares found in murder suspect’s storage unit

Numerous road flares and a gas can spout were found in a storage locker maintained by murder suspect Roy Murry in Pullman, according to court records unsealed Tuesday.


Triple homicide suspect appears in court; $3 million bail set

The man accused of killing his in-laws and setting their rural Spokane County home on fire after his wife spoke with him about divorce will remain in custody of the …


UPDATED: Tue., June 2, 2015, 2:13 p.m.

Bond set at $3 million for triple murder suspect

Bond has been set at $3 million for triple-murder suspect Roy Murry, accused of killing his wife’s mother, stepfather and brother.


Triple-slaying suspect ‘demonized’ estranged wife’s family, officials say

The estranged wife of a military veteran accused of killing a Spokane firefighter and his family may have been saved by a late night at work. Mandy Murry finished her …


Roy Murry ‘just different,’ homicide victim’s mother says: ‘Why did he kill them?’

Even though Roy Murry is suspected of killing Patty Baldwin’s daughter, grandson and son-in-law, she forgives him. The Wenatchee woman said her deep religious faith is allowing her to find …


UPDATED: Mon., June 1, 2015, 3:37 p.m.

Suspect in triple homicide believed wife’s family hated him, but relative says “they were kind to him”

A man arrested in connection with a triple homicide in Colbert believed his estranged wife’s family was responsible for their separation, according to new court documents.


Suspect arrested in Colbert triple homicide

The son-in-law of one of the three people shot to death before fire was set to their Colbert home and barn was arrested Saturday afternoon on three counts of first-degree …


UPDATED: Sat., May 30, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Son-in-law accused of killing three in Colbert home; suspect was picked by GOP as state senate candidate in 2011

The son-in-law of one of the three people shot to death before fire was set to their Colbert home and barn was arrested this afternoon on three counts of first-degree …


Spin Control: Politics in how state Senate seat was filled? Of course

Now that most dust has settled from filling the Spokane Valley’s 4th District Senate seat, it may be safe to answer the question of who was guilty of committing politics …


Baxter tapped to assume McCaslin’s seat

After a daylong interview process, Spokane County commissioners unanimously selected Jeff H. Baxter to replace Bob McCaslin in the state Senate.


Senate candidates will interview under oath

Candidates in a contentious process to fill a vacant state Senate seat will be asked to take an oath when they’re interviewed today. Spokane County commissioners hadn’t planned to require …


Doug Clark: Long-shot candidate fits right in

I have one thing to say about the weapons-related arrest in Las Vegas of Washington state Senate nominee Roy Murry. Welcome to Olympia, Sen. Murry!


State Senate nominee Murry arrested in Las Vegas

One of the three candidates to replace Bob McCaslin in the state Senate was arrested early Monday in Las Vegas after being found asleep in his car and allegedly carrying …