Green River Killer http://kplu.org en Remains of Green River victim identified http://kplu.org/post/remains-green-river-victim-identified <p>The King County Sheriff&#39;s Office says it has positively identified the remains of a woman killed by Green River Killer Gary Ridgway.</p><div><p>Authorities say the remains found in Auburn, Wash., in 1985 belong to Sandra Denise Major.</p><p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:39:54 +0000 The Associated Press 5314 at http://kplu.org Family of Becky Marrero speak out about serial murderer Ridgway http://kplu.org/post/family-becky-marrero-speak-out-about-serial-murderer-ridgway <p>It was an emotional scene in a King County courtroom as the man known as the Green River killer pleaded guilty to his 49th murder.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.kplu.org/term/green-river-killer">Gary Ridgway is already serving 48 consecutive life terms</a>. The latest plea is for murdering Becky Marrero in 1982, whose remains were found last December.</p> Sat, 19 Feb 2011 01:02:48 +0000 Paula Wissel 833 at http://kplu.org Family of Becky Marrero speak out about serial murderer Ridgway Friday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/friday-mornings-headlines-8 <p>Making headlines around the Northwest this morning:</p><p>&nbsp;</p><ul><li><strong>Seattle Mayor Vetoes Tunnel Plan as Expected</strong></li><li><strong>Arraignment in Kent Today in 49th Green River Killing</strong></li><li><strong>Investment Firm Buys Majority Stake in Haggen Chain</strong></li><li><strong>Boeing, Alaska Air Employees Awarded Bonuses</strong></li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>McGinn Vetoes Tunnel Plan in Symbolic Move</strong></p><p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is staying out on a limb and keeping his election promises, using his veto power Thursday in a symbolic attempt to stop the tunnel along the Seattle waterfront from being built. Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:51:26 +0000 KPLU News Staff 825 at http://kplu.org Friday morning's headlines New murder charge filed against "Green River Killer" http://kplu.org/post/new-murder-charge-filed-against-green-river-killer <P>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-950948.mp3</P> <P>The man known as the "Green River Killer" has been charged with another murder. Gary Ridgway is already serving a life sentence for killing 48 women. He's considered one of the nation's most prolific serial killers.</P> <P>On Monday, King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg announced <A href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/48389352/ridgwaycharges">aggravated first-degree murder charges against Gary Ridgway in the death of Rebecca "Becky" Marrero, </A>who disappeared after leaving a motel in SeaTac in 1982.</P> <P> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 03:41:18 +0000 Paula Wissel 729 at http://kplu.org New murder charge filed against "Green River Killer" Remains found in Auburn are likely Green River victim http://kplu.org/post/remains-found-auburn-are-likely-green-river-victim <p>Remains found in an Auburn ravine earlier this week are those of a likely Green River serial killer victim.</p><p>The King County Sheriff's Office says dental records positively identified the victim as Rebecca "Becky" Marrero. The 20-year-old was last seen on Dec. 3, 1982, leaving a motel room on Pacific Highway South.</p><p> Thu, 23 Dec 2010 22:00:58 +0000 The Associated Press 431 at http://kplu.org