Twin Falls Man Charged With Rape To Face Trial

Authorities say a 19-year-old woman was killed by gunfire at her apartment in Everett.


The Daily Herald reports a 22-year-old man who lived with her has been booked into jail for investigation of second-degree domestic-violence manslaughter.


Police say the man told them he accidentally shot the woman, who he said was his girlfriend, Thursday night while playing with a gun he found.


Police allege he caused the death due to criminal negligence. It will be up to prosecutors to decide whether to file charges.


A judge set bail at $100,000, citing the nature of the death and concerns about the man's mental health.


The man's public defender says there was no intent to harm anyone.




Information from: The Daily Herald,

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