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FIRST ON KHQ: Break In At Well Known South Hill Murder Home

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Police Say Someone Broke Into Doug Carlile's Home On The South Hill Police Say Someone Broke Into Doug Carlile's Home On The South Hill
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police responded Thursday morning to a burglary call on the 2500 block of South Garfield. The home they responded to police know quite well because less than four months ago South Hill businessman Doug Carlile was murdered inside. When police arrived they noticed the side window was shattered and a door was open. Thankfully no one was hurt and very little was taken. At this point no arrests have been made in connection to the break in and police do not know if it is connected to the murder. 

On December 15th Doug Carlile and his wife Elberta returned to their south hill home following a function. When they walked inside Elberta immediately went upstairs and Doug made his way to the kitchen. It wasn’t long before a masked man in all black entered, shooting and killing Doug. Elberta hid in the closet, frantically calling 911, and exited the home with police assistance following the murder.

Since that time police arrested a man by the name of Timothy Suckow. They believe Suckow killed Carlile, but they think Carlile’s business partner, James Henrikson, coordinated the attack. At this point Henrikson hasn’t been officially charged with murder, but remains in federal custody on a weapons charge. If you have any information on the break Spokane Police ask that you contact crime check 456-2233.  
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