Thursday, January 07, 2010

Arrest made in Van Alstine killing

Arrest made in Van Alstine killing
Detectives investigating the November killing of Robert Van Alstine arrested a man Wednesday who was already in jail on unrelated charges.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office said Johnny Lindel Lewis, 28, of Eureka, was booked on suspicion of murder in the stabbing death of Van Alstine, 30, on Nov. 18.

Van Alstine arrived at the front door of a business around 4:30 a.m. the day he was killed, banging on the door and asking for help. He had been stabbed once.


Second arrest made in Van Alstine killing
A second person has been arrested in connection to the November stabbing death of Robert Van Alstine while the first suspect made his first court appearance to face a murder charge on Friday.
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office said Andrea Janette Marr, 24, of Eureka, turned herself in around 5 p.m. Thursday after Eureka police officers, who know her, spread the word around her known haunts that she had a murder warrant.

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