Clallam County sheriff: 2 killed near Sequim, WA




SEQUIM, Wash. (AP) — The Clallam County sheriff says his officers are investigating two homicides in the Sequim (SKWIM), Wash., area — and he thinks the cases are related.

The Peninsula Daily News reports ( ) that 19-year-old David Randle was shot and killed after an argument Tuesday morning at a home.

Sheriff Bill Benedict says officers are looking for 45-year-old John Loring.

On Tuesday afternoon, authorities found the body of a 65-year-old man in the Diamond Point area about 10 miles northeast of Sequim. Benedict says that man is a homicide victim apparently killed several days ago. He was not immediately identified.

The sheriff says the deaths appear related. He adds that it appeared Loring had been driving the Diamond Point man’s vehicle.

Court records indicate Loring was free on bail after being charged with violation of a no-contact order and unlawful possession of a firearm.


Information from: Peninsula Daily News,