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Scales of Justice

954, you will not be forgotten.

That’s how I concluded my January 12th, 2012 post on the murder of former Washington State trooper Ronda Reynolds. The post’s title was borrowed from the Ann Rule book about her death, In the Still of the Night. 

Yesterday The Chronicle in Lewis County reported that Reynolds former husband and stepson are after big bucks in court to be “compensated” for their supposedly unfair treatment.


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In The Still of the Night

Last Saturday I read what may have been my first Ann Rule book. Perhaps I’ve been buried in academia for so long that I haven’t paused to read this talented local author despite the fact that she’s written about many cases I’ve studied. I found her style to be intuitive, compassionate, and probing.

In the Still of the Night: The Strange Death of Ronda Reynolds and Her Mother’s Unceasing Quest for the Truth was published in 2010. It documents the players and circumstances involved in the alleged “suicide” of a former Washington State trooper in December of 1998. Reynolds was found shot in the head in her bathroom closet hours before she was scheduled to leave town. She was also getting divorced. (more…)

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KOMO News has done an admirable job reporting on the questionable circumstances surrounding the “suicide” of former state trooper Ronda Reynolds. You may remember this story from a post on this site nearly 10 months ago, https://wildninja.wordpress.com/2011/01/05/its-about-time/.

KOMO has now said that despite an inquest jury’s finding that Reynolds’ former husband and stepson be held responsible for her death, Lewis County Sheriff Steve Mansfield will not reopen the case.

http://www.komonews.com/news/problemsolvers/132592623.html (more…)

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In The Still of the Night

Both KING and KOMO News are reporting that former state trooper Ronda “Reynolds’ cause of death was changed from ‘suicide’ to ‘undetermined.'”

It’s about time. For those unfamiliar with the case, Barb Thompson, Reynolds’ mother, has a website dedicated to finding justice for her daughter, http://www.justiceforronda.com/. (more…)

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