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Tag: Thurston County Sheriff’s Office


Investigator unable to tell if baby buried in Lacey-area yard was stillborn, no evidence infant suffered trauma

A forensic anthropologist wasn’t able to determine if a baby found buried in the yard of a Lacey-area home was alive when its teen mother gave birth, The Olympian reports.

As such, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office won’t refer criminal charges against the teen mother or father, who were both 16 when the remains were discovered in October.

The investigator found no evidence that the baby, which the mother said was a girl, had suffered trauma, Thurston County Cornor Gary Warnock told The Olympian.

The mother told a school nurse about the pregnancy Oct. 16, the nurse told police, and deputies

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Deputies looking for Lacey convenience store robber

Deputies are looking for a robber who held up Union Mills Grocery in Lacey tonight, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials were called just before 8 p.m. to the store in the 7400 block of Pacific Avenue Southeast.

A woman who identified herself as the co-owner of the store, but asked not to be named, said the robber took scratch lottery tickets.

Further information was not available Wednesday evening.