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Authorities confirm 2nd victim of ex-Washington officer was 17-year-old with whom he had a baby

Apr. 24, 2024 18:51 PM EDT

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday confirmed that a body found at the home of a former Washington state police officer who killed his ex-wife before fleeing to Oregon, where he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was that of a 17-year-old girl with whom he had a baby. ...

Ex-police officer wanted in 2 killings and kidnapping shoots, kills self in Oregon, police say

Apr. 23, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A former Washington state police officer wanted after killing two people, including his ex-wife, was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a chase in Oregon, authorities said Tuesday. His 1-year-old baby, who was with him, was taken safely into custody by Oregon...