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James Henrikson indicted on murder-for-hire charges of South Hill victim, Doug Carlile

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K.C. Clark was last heard from on February 22nd, 2012. He, like Carlile, had business dealings with Henrikson. His family has suspected for sometime that Henrikson had a hand in his disappearance. K.C. Clark was last heard from on February 22nd, 2012. He, like Carlile, had business dealings with Henrikson. His family has suspected for sometime that Henrikson had a hand in his disappearance.
Doug Carlile was killed on December 15th in his South Hill home. Prosecutors believe Timothy Suckow was hired by Henrikson to kill Carlile. Doug Carlile was killed on December 15th in his South Hill home. Prosecutors believe Timothy Suckow was hired by Henrikson to kill Carlile.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

It has been nine months since Spokane Businessman, Douglas Carlile was murdered in his South Hill home and James Henrikson has now been indicted on multiple charges in this murder-for-hire plot. Henrikson is facing multiple counts for all of the following charges: Murder-for-hire, Conspiracy to Commit Murder-for-Hire and Solicitation to Commit Murder-for-Hire. The counts were filed in district court in Eastern Washington.

Douglas Carlile was killed on December 15, 2013 in his South Hill home shortly after he and his wife returned from church. Carlile reportedly owed Henrikson money from business dealings in North Dakota. Prosecutors say Timothy Suckow was hired to kill Carlile and was waiting inside the Carlile home for the couple to return. Suckow shot and killed Carlile while his wife ran upstairs and called police.

Henrikson is also charged with murder for hire in the death of Kristopher "K.C." Clarke who was last seen 2 1/2 years ago at Henrikson's trucking company.  Henrikson's also charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin. He last lived in Watford City, North Dakota.

Five other people are also charged.

Doug Carlile's wife, Elberta, released this statement today:

"This day has been very eventful and emotional. We believe with our whole heart that justice will be served. We are thankful for the authorities  and their countless hours and dedication to this case to bring it to where it is at this time. Our lives are forever changed but together, hand-in-hand we will go forward remembering my husband for the loving, thoughtful, generous, self-sacrificing person that he was and always will be in our hearts and minds."

On a Facebook page that was created 2 1/2 years ago after K.C. Clarke went missing, this message was posted along with the indictment papers:

"We had expected the worst for some time now and I am devastated to have to share that our K.C. was brutally murdered. We cannot share all     of the details at this time, so as not to compromise the case. Here are the court documents listing the charges. I am so grateful for all of you and     love you all so much. We still need and want you with us during the rest of this horrible journey that we must make."

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