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July 29: 

Sentencing in State v. Louis Chen:  A 44-year-old man was sentenced this afternoon to 49 years in prison for the fatal stabbings of his partner and their two-year-old son in Seattle in 2011. The defendant, Dr. Louis C. Chen, pled guilty in February to charges of Murder in the Second Degree for the murder of his partner, Eric Cooper, and Murder in the First Degree for the murder of their two-year-old son Cooper Chen at their apartment in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood on August 11, 2011. Each charge included a deadly weapon enhancement. The defendant faced a sentence range of 34 to 49 years in prison, which included the deadly weapon enhancements. Prosecutors recommended a top of the range sentence of 49 years. He was sentenced before Judge William Bowman. The case was handled by Senior Deputy Prosecutors Don Raz and Mary Barbosa. 

July 25:

Arraignment for Two Defendants Charged in Auburn Murder: Arraignment was held this morning for two defendants who are charged in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old man in Auburn on July 6. The defendants, Dylan Mullins, 19, and Sebastian Gregg, 17, are accused of murdering the victim, Michal Clayton, and then allegedly setting fire to his home. Both were arraigned this morning and pled not guilty to charges of Murder First Degree, Arson First Degree, and Burglary First Degree. A case setting hearing is scheduled for September 7. The 17-year-old defendant is charged as an adult under Washington State’s automatic adult jurisdiction law which allows for prosecution in adult court for 16 and 17-year-olds who are accused of serious, violent offenses.   

Community & Speaking Events

Dan Satterberg enjoys attending and speaking at community events.

Dan recently spoke at:

  • Choices Program at Sylvester Middle School

  • Public Defender Conference at Seattle University

  • 180 Program Fundraiser

  • Retired Public Employees Council Meeting

If you would like to invite Dan or someone from the Prosecuting Attorney's Office to speak to your organization, please email the office at this link Prosecuting Attorney.

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