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Man Arrested For January Murder

Detectives arrested Daniel Arteaga at his house in Spokane Valley on Tuesday (Photo: KHQ) Detectives arrested Daniel Arteaga at his house in Spokane Valley on Tuesday (Photo: KHQ)
KHQ.COM - On Tuesday Spokane County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Detectives arrested 40-year-old Daniel Arteaga for the murder of 35-year-old Kimberly Schmidt. Arteaga is currently booked in the Spokane County Jail on the murder charge. 

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Medical Examiner has released the name of the woman found dead in a home north of Spokane.

34-year-old Kimberly Schmidt was found dead in a home in the 100 block of E. Regina Sunday night. The primary cause of death is listed as a gunshot wound to the head.

Detectives are still investigating the incident and as soon as any new information is available we will pass it along to you here on khq.com and KHQ Local News.

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KHQ.COM -  A female's death is being investigated as a homicide. Detectives were at the scene in the 100 block of East Regina overnight and have seized and removed evidence from the home. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday and details regarding the victim's identity and her demise will be released afterward. A family member found the 34-year-old female Sunday and called an acquaintance who then called 911 about 2:45 p.m.

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's detectives are investigating what they are calling a "suspicious death" at a house north of Spokane.

Police arrived at a house in the 100 block of East Regina off of Highway 395. Details are still limited, but our crews on scene report the area is blocked off with crime scene tape and as of 6:30pm Sunday night, police are waiting for a search warrant to enter the home.

We will continue to follow this story and update you with new information as soon as it becomes available.
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