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Deer Park Man Formally Charged In Starbuck Murder

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KHQ.COM - Spokane County prosecutors have formally charged 47-year-old Clay Duane Starbuck of Deer Park with aggravated first-degree murder and sexually violating human remains in the death of his ex-wife, 42-year-old Chanin Denice Starbuck.

According to the Spokesman Review court documents show that Chanin Starbuck's death certificate was hanging on the closet wall in Clay Starbuck's master bedroom.

The Starbucks divorced in July but were involved in legal battles over money and contempt of court claims when Chanin Starbuck's body was found Dec. 3 at her rental home at 509 N. Reiper St. in Deer Park.

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