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UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 11:33 p.m.

Serial killer Donna Perry sentenced to life without parole

Convicted serial killer Donna R. Perry entered the hearing Monday that would permanently take away her freedom with a smile. She shared small talk with the attorneys who tried to …

UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 10:43 p.m.

Jury convicts Donna Perry of serial killings

More than 27 years after their bodies were found discovered, a Spokane jury convicted Donna Perry of murdering Yolanda A. Sapp, Nickie I. Lowe and Kathleen A. Brisbois.

UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:27 p.m.

Defense attorneys in Donna Perry triple-murder trial say reasonable doubt not overcome

Donna Perry’s defense attorney blasted the state’s case against his transgender client during closing arguments Tuesday, book-ending the trial that began two and a half weeks ago in a similar …

UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 12:14 p.m.

Defense rests in triple-murder trial of Donna Perry after calling no witnesses

After calling zero witnesses to the stand, the defense of Donna Perry rested its case Monday in the triple-murder trial that has lasted more than two weeks.

UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Cellmate of transgender murder suspect says Donna Perry claimed to have killed dozens

The triple-murder trial of Donna R. Perry entered the realm of surreal Friday as a mentally-ill jailhouse snitch claimed that Perry took credit for as many as 30 killings and …

UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:22 p.m.

Perry trial dominated by 2012 interrogation in which transgender suspect denied killing prostitutes

Donna R. Perry, dressed in jail garb, sat at the end of an interview table with a cold soda. In the 2012 video, Perry ran her fingers through her long, …

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:17 p.m.

Jury selection set to begin in trial of Donna Perry, suspected Spokane serial killer

Donna R. Perry strode into the courtroom Monday with long graying hair and ill-fitting clothes. The 65-year-old woman, who was Douglas R. Perry before a 2000 gender reassignment surgery, had …