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Local Man Arrested For Murder Of Northport Woman

NORTHPORT, Wash. - A Spokane man has been arrested in the slaying of a Stevens County woman.

Thirty-year-old Robert C. Wirtz is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of 62-year-old Narleen Campton, who was found dead in her Northport home on Nov. 26.

Investigators said a neighbor was the one who found Campton in her home after not hearing from her for a few days.

Wirtz was arrested on Thursday. Detectives also seized one of Wirtz's cars.

Friday, Wirtz made an appearance in a Stevens County Superior Courtroom in Colville. He's being held at the Stevens County Jail on $750,000 bond.

His next court date is Dec. 20.

Detectives believe other people were involved and are continuing their investigation.

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