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King County: Prosecutor to seek death penalty against man accused of killing SPD officer

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg will seek the death penalty against the man accused of shooting two Seattle police officers – killing one of them – last Halloween, the Seattle Times reports here.

The announcement was made this morning during a court hearing for Christopher Monfort, 41.

Monfort has been charged with aggravated first-degree murder in the shooting death of Seattle police officer Timothy Brenton and attempted first-degree murder in the wounding of officer Britt Sweeney. The two officers were sitting in a parked patrol car the night of Oct. 31 when, prosecutors allege, Monfort drove up next to

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Agg murder charge to be filed in Seattle police officer’s death

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg announced this morning he will file aggravated murder charges – the state’s highest crime – against the man accused of killing a Seattle police officer Oct. 31.

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Christopher Monfort could face the death penalty if convicted of aggravated first-degree murder.