murder Section

PODCAST: Mudslide destroys Burien home; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

PODCAST: Mudslide destroys Burien home; Jack Mayne Commentary & more

Here’s episode #31 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Suspect convicted for 1st Degree Murder of 96-year old Normandy Park man

Suspect convicted for 1st Degree Murder of 96-year old Normandy Park man

A jury returned a verdict on Tuesday, Dec. 8, finding Shane Chamberlain guilty of Murder in the First Degree with a firearm enhancement and Attempted Murder in the First Degree with a deadly weapon enhancement... [Read more]

Burien man pleads ‘Guilty’ to murdering ex-wife at park-and-ride in Kent

Burien man pleads ‘Guilty’ to murdering ex-wife at park-and-ride in Kent

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that a 42-year-old Burien man pled ‘Guilty’ on Tuesday (Nov. 3) to Murder in the Second Degree with a deadly weapon enhancement for the... [Read more]

UPDATE: SeaTac shooting suspect found, arrested in California

UPDATE: SeaTac shooting suspect found, arrested in California

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: UPDATE March 30, 2015: Robert Leroy Studer was arrested on Saturday night (March 28) after a stand-off that lasted over eight hours with police in Taft, CA that were... [Read more]

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

A charge of ‘Murder in the Second Degree’ was filed Wednesday (July 23) against a 41-year-old Burien man who is accused of killing his ex-wife on July 20 in Kent, the King County Prosecutor’s... [Read more]

Accused murderer of 96-year old Normandy Park man pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Accused murderer of 96-year old Normandy Park man pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Shane Ryan Chamberlain, 22, was arraigned Monday morning (Feb. 10), and entered a ‘Not Guilty’ plea to murder and assault charges for the alleged fatal shooting of Philip Hamlin, a 96-year-old man on Jan. 25…

Charges filed in Normandy Park homicide against Shane Chamberlain, 22

Charges filed in Normandy Park homicide against Shane Chamberlain, 22

Murder and assault charges were filed Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 28) against Shane Ryan Chamberlain, 22, who is accused of the fatal shooting of a 96-year-old man in his home on Saturday in Normandy Park…

Man who killed wife and dumped her body in Burien sentenced to 18+ years

Man who killed wife and dumped her body in Burien sentenced to 18+ years

Nicole Pietz was murdered by her husband David, who dumped her naked body in Burien. Martin David Pietz, 36, accused of murdering his wife Nicole and dumping her naked body in Burien (read our previous... [Read more]

20-year old Burien man pleads ‘Not Guilty’ for fatal beating of Kent woman

20-year old Burien man pleads ‘Not Guilty’ for fatal beating of Kent woman

A Burien man was arraigned Monday morning (Nov. 4) and pleaded ‘Not Guilty’ to a charge of Murder in the First Degree for the fatal beating of a woman during a home invasion robbery in Kent... [Read more]

Man accused of murdering his wife and dumping her body in Burien found ‘Guilty’

Man accused of murdering his wife and dumping her body in Burien found ‘Guilty’

KING5 is reporting that David Pietz, accused of murdering his wife Nicole and dumping her body in Burien seven years ago, was found ‘Guilty’ by a jury Monday, Oct. 14.Jurors reached the verdict... [Read more]

Stabbing victim’s brother arrested for SeaTac slaying

Stabbing victim’s brother arrested for SeaTac slaying

Our sister site The SeaTac Blog is reporting that King County Sheriff detectives on Tuesday (Aug. 27) arrested a 21-year old man in connection with the stabbing death of his 24-year old sister at a SeaTac... [Read more]

Teen sentenced to 18 years in prison for 2012 murder of Highline High student

Teen sentenced to 18 years in prison for 2012 murder of Highline High student

Jasmyn Tully accepts an award from King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg. The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that Kolby Clark, 19, was sentenced Friday afternoon (May 31) to 18 years... [Read more]

Family Releases Information About Murdered Grandparents, Suspect

Family Releases Information About Murdered Grandparents, Suspect

On Wednesday afternoon, the King County Sheriff’s Office released the following statement from the family of Bob and Norma Taylor – the couple that was murdered in Renton last weekend (read our... [Read more]

18-Year Old Pleads ‘Guilty’ in March 2012 Stabbing Death of Jasmyn Tully

18-Year Old Pleads ‘Guilty’ in March 2012 Stabbing Death of Jasmyn Tully

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that Kolby Clark, 18, pleaded guilty as charged Tuesday morning (March 12) to ‘Murder in the Second Degree’ for the stabbing death of Jasmyn Tully, 17…

UPDATE: King County Sheriff Urquhart Provides More Details on Renton Slayings

UPDATE: King County Sheriff Urquhart Provides More Details on Renton Slayings

King County Sheriff John Urquhart held a press conference Monday (March 11), releasing new information about the Fairwood double homicide that occurred this weekend: Urquhart said that suspect Michael... [Read more]