CA Woman Ashli Babbit ID’d As Victim Shot Dead Inside U.S. Capitol Wednesday

WASHINGTON, DC. (THECOUNT) — Ashli Babbit, of San Diego, California, has been identified as the victim shot dead inside of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday

Babbit, a 14-year veteran with the Air Force, was fatally shot after pro-Trump protesters charged the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday.

The shooting occurred shortly after 3 p.m.

Her mother-in-law told reporters, “I really don’t know why she decided to do this.”

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Geo quick facts: Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. It’s also home to iconic museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center – wikipedia.

DC Man Tyree Brox ID’d As Victim In Monday Marshall Heights Fatal Shooting

WASHINGTON, DC. (THECOUNT) — Tyree Brox, of Washington, DC, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday shooting in District of Columbia.

Brox, 25, was found fatally shot in a vehicle Monday afternoon.

According to reports, Brox was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound in a vehicle near 51st Street Southeast and Bass Place Southeast in Marshall Heights.

Brox was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

No motive or suspect information was provided by officials.

Brox was reportedly now residing in Suitland, Maryland.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Washington, DC, the U.S. capital, is a compact city on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia. It’s defined by imposing neoclassical monuments and buildings – including the iconic ones that house the federal government’s 3 branches: the Capitol, White House and Supreme Court. It’s also home to iconic museums and performing-arts venues such as the Kennedy Center – wikipedia.

MT Man Matt Mischenko ID’d As Victim In Monday Night WA Two-Vehicle Crash

SPOKANE COUNTY, WA. (THECOUNT) — Matthew Donald Mischenko, of Troy, Montana, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday night two-vehicle crash in Spokane County, Washington.

Mischenko, 35, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Spokane Valley on Monday night.

According to reports, Mischenko was operating a truck on N Butler Rd near East Trent Avenue in Spokane Valley, WA, when the vehicle came into contact with another vehicle, operated by 22-year-old Josiah Stoke of Blacklick, Ohio, around 8 p.m. Monday.

Stoke was possibly under the influence at the time of the collision, according to officials.

Stoke was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

Mischenko was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Spokane Valley is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States, and the largest suburb of Spokane. It is located east of Spokane, west of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and surrounds the city of Millwood on three sides. The city incorporated as the City of Spokane Valley on March 31, 2003 – Wikipedia.

WA Woman Beverly Ann Whitehead ID’d As Victim In Fatal Benton City Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash

BENTON COUNTY, WA. (THECOUNT) — Beverly Ann Whitehead, of Everett, WA, has been identified as the victim in a single-vehicle crash in Benton County.

Whitehead, 32, was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 82 near Benton City.

According to reports, Whitehead was operating a vehicle on I-82 near Benton City, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then overcorrected causing it to rollover multiple times.

Whitehead was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

No further details were provided by officials as of Sunday morning.

Washington State Patrol said it’s unknown if drugs or alcohol are involved.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Benton County is a county in the south-central portion of the U.S. state of Washington. As of the 2010 census, its population was 175,177. The county seat is Prosser, and its largest city is Kennewick. The Columbia River demarcates the county’s north, south, and east boundaries – Wikipedia.

WA Woman Sabrina Hall ID’d DUI Suspect Who Struck Portland Pedestrian Friday Night ‘Multiple Charges’

PORTLAND, OR. (THECOUNT) — Sabrina R. Hall, of Vancouver, Washington, has been identified as the DUI driver who crashed into a Portland utility pole before striking a pedestrian Friday night.

Hall, 25, was arrested and charged of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, Assault in the Third Degree, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver-injury (C Felony), Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver-property damage (A Misdemeanor), Criminal Mischief in the First Degree (2 counts), and Reckless Driving.

On Friday around 7:06 p.m., Central Precinct Officers were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian down near the intersection of Southeast Grand Avenue and Southeast Belmont Street. When officers arrived, they found an adult female with serious injuries.

Officers conducting the investigation later determined that Hall’s vehicle crashed into a light pole, then backed up and tried to flee northbound on Southeast Grand Avenue. The driver then swerved up onto the sidewalk at Southeast Morrison Street, striking the pedestrian and the building. Hall then tried to back up and leave again before passers by yelled at her to stop.

The vehicle, a 2016 Subaru Legacy Outback, was towed from the scene.

The victim is said to have suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Hall was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.

According to records, Hall is originally from Yamhill, Oregon. She works as a sales rep for Sherwin-Williams, according to Facebook.

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Geo quick facts: Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as for its eco-friendliness and its microbreweries and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theater and music scenes – wikipedia.

WA Woman Teresa Weathers ID’d As Victim Found Dead On Plutonium Finishing Plant Floor Wednesday

HANFORD, WA. (THECOUNT) — Teresa Weathers has been identified as the Hanford plutonium finishing plant worker who died while on-duty Wednesday, according to Benton County Coroner Bill Leach.

Weathers, 49, an employee of CH2M, was discovered unresponsive on the floor at the plutonium finishing plant in the 200 West Area of the Hanford Site, deputies said.

Weathers’ coworkers attempted to resuscitate her with CPR but were not successful.

She was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:15 p.m.

Deputies say there were no obvious signs of foul play, reports YaktriNews.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.

CH2M is the main contractor for Hanford’s cleanup efforts.

Grief counseling support services are being offered to employees.

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Geo quick facts: Hanford was a small agricultural community in Benton County, Washington, United States. It was depopulated in 1943 along with the town of White Bluffs in order to make room for the nuclear production facility known as the Hanford Site. The town was located in what is now the “100F” sector of the site – Wikipedia.

Missing AR Man Rodney Letterman ID’d As Skull Found Near Devil’s Den State Park

HEMPSTEAD COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Rodney Letterman, the hiker reported missing August 27, 2017 near a hiking trail in Devil’s Den State Park, has been identified as the skull found in the same area.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the skull found near Devil’s Den State Park as that of 33-year-old Letterman.

Police say a hiker found a human skull at the park.

The remains were sent to the crime lab, where they used DNA testing, to identify to whom it belonged, reports 4029TV.

Letterman was last seen one a hiking trail in Devil’s Den near Butterfield Trail with a friend, when the two became separated.

The Sheriff’s Office says at this time, they have been unable to determine the cause of death.

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Geo quick facts: Washington is a city in Ozan Township, Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 180 at the 2010 census, up from 148 in 2000. It is part of the Hope Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city is home to Historic Washington State Park – Wikipedia.

OH Man Found Dead Tuesday Near Lancaster Fetters Run Creek Identified As Shawn Peterson

LANCASTER, OH. (THECOUNT) — Shawn C. Peterson, of Lancaster, Ohio, has been identified as the missing man found dead near a creek by the Sixth Avenue bridge, in Lancaster on Tuesday.

The body of Peterson, 49, was reportedly discovered by a passerby who called city police at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

Peterson lived a half mile from the scene, located at near the east bank of Fetters Run and Sheridan Drive.

The following day, there still had been no activity on his bank account and he hadn’t reported to work, according to the missing person report. Continue reading

AZ Teen Melody Young ID’d As Victim Killed In Saturday Hurricane Utah 59 Crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, UT. (THECOUNT) — Melody Young, of Colorado City, Arizona, has been identified as the young victim killed in a head-on collision in Washington County, Utah, on Saturday afternoon.

Young, 17, was operating a Ford Fiesta on westbound on Utah 59, in Hurricane, Washington, UT, Saturday around 4:30 p.m., when a pickup truck pulling a trailer northbound lost control and struck her vehicle.

Young was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

A crash report noted that the victim was wearing a seatbelt and was likely killed instantly upon impact.

Police reported a red Ford F250 was traveling westbound on Utah 59, in Hurricane, Washington, UT pulling a two-axle trailer when it lost control and crossed into eastbound traffic. As the F250 crossed the center line that’s when it struck Young, who was driving eastbound in a Ford Fiesta. Continue reading