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Tacoma Mother Finds Out What Happened to Missing Son After 20 Years

Courtesy of The News Tribune and AP Courtesy of The News Tribune and AP

TACOMA, Wash. - Karen Hull has been waiting 20 years to find out what happened to her son Walter in 1990. Now she knows. Two decades after the 16-year-old Puyallup boy disappeared, his assailants have stepped forward and confessed. Charges of first-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter were filed this week in Lincoln County, Oregon.

Two witnesses have also stepped forward and made deals with prosecutors. They will testify in exchange for immunity.

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