Saturday, May 18, 2013
Double homicide in Arcata: Suspect in custody
◼ DOUBLE HOMICIDE ON EYE STREET (Update 2) - Kevin Hoover/Arcata Eye
Two people, a male and a female, were killed in a house on Eye Street early this morning.
People staying at the house said that a suspect, another houseguest, shot the two with a revolver. Police have no one in custody, but are pursuing a “person of interest,” according to APD Lt. Ryan Peterson.
Victims have not been identified. The houseguests said the female was an 18-year-old high school student.
Peterson said the female was pronounced dead at the scene. The male died shortly thereafter at Mad River Community Hospital. names have not yet been released.
◼ Update: Police searching for Arcata double homicide suspect - Times Standard
◼ Suspected Double Homicide in Arcata This Morning (UPDATING) - Hank Sims/Lost Coast Outpost (image source)
The suspect has been taken into custody on Shirley Avenue. Photos by Andrew Goff. (Click to enlarge.)
◼ Bodhi Tree, 28, arrested in connection with this morning's double homicide. - Kevin Hoover/Arcata Eye
◼ SECOND UPDATE: Police ID suspect arrested in double homicide - Times Standard
In October 2011, a 26-year-old Eureka man named Bodhi Tree was arrested following a high-speed pursuit by Humboldt County sheriff's deputies that began at the Bear River Casino parking lot and ended with the suspect arrested on suspicion of vandalism to a patrol car, resisting arrest, assault with a deadly weapon and public drunkenness.
◼ Bodhi Tree Booked On Two Counts Of Murder - Kevin Hoover/Arcata Eye
◼ A footnote to history: Bodhi Tree is used to being arrested, sometimes with the aid of APD K-9 officers. He has a history of petty crime in Arcata and elsewhere.... - Arcata Eye Facebook
◼ High Speed Chase Ends with Officers uh…Treeing Suspect (click here for previous arrest information) - Kym Kemp/Lost Coast Outpost
◼ THIRD UPDATE: APD details search, arrest of double homicide suspect - Times Standard
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