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Cops seek 'armed and dangerous' man in Elma homicide, arson

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Police say the victim was assaulted with an edged weapon and a firearm. Police say the victim was assaulted with an edged weapon and a firearm.
ELMA, Wash. -

Officials investigating the death of a man whose body was found outside a burning home say they are searching for the homeowner, who is now a homicide suspect.
    
Grays Harbor County officials consider 37-year-old Jacob Eveland armed and dangerous and say he could be headed to central Oregon.
    
The sheriff's office responded to a shots fired call in Elma Tuesday night. When they arrived, they found a house engulfed in flames and the man's body.
    
Officials say the deceased is a 47-year-old man, who had been occupying the home with other acquaintances.
    
Police say the victim was assaulted with an edged weapon and a firearm.
    
Police describe Eveland as a white male, 6 foot 1 inch tall, 220 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. He may be driving a gold Chevrolet Silverado.

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