Tag Archive for KELSO

Report: mortuary worker's error led to body mix-up

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state agency says a funeral home worker’s failure to immediately attach ID bracelets to the bodies of two men who died at the same hospice caused the mix-up that led to one man’s body ending up in a casket at the other man’s funeral…. …read more

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Kelso man pleads guilty to strangling; 23 years

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A Kelso man who strangled his 81-year-old father-in-law pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder…. …read more

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Not guilty plea in wrong-way Longview crash

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A Portland woman accused of a wrong-way crash in Longview that killed a man and seriously injured his wife and daughter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide and vehicular assault charges…. …read more

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Kelso man found dead in flooded basement

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — An 86-year-old Kelso man was found dead in his flooded basement, but officials say he did not drown…. …read more

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Mayan calendar figured in Longview murder

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A Longview man who fatally shot his uncle in 2012 because he was upset over his mother’s death and obsessed with the “Mayan prophecy” the world would end has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder…. …read more

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Inmate hangs self with sheet in Cowlitz Jail

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — The Cowlitz County sheriff’s office says an inmate who hanged himself with a sheet in the county jail was alone and had been checked less than an hour before corrections officers found him…. …read more

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Man found dead in Cowlitz County Jail

KELSO, Wash. (AP) — An inmate in the Cowlitz County Jail died Monday morning. The sheriff’s office says corrections officers found him unconscious and he could not be revived. He was alone and appeared normal a half-hour earlier during a cell check…. …read more

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