State v. Zachary Damien Craven
Charges filed in Renton and Skyway Homicides: A 24-year-old Kent man was charged this afternoon with two counts of Murder in the First Degree with firearm enhancements for the alleged fatal shooting of his grandmother in Skyway on Tuesday and for the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old woman who was housesitting in Renton for the vacationing family of one of her friends, who had recently broken up with the defendant. The defendant, Zachary D. Craven, was also charged today with Assault in the Second Degree for allegedly using a gun to pistol whip and threaten his grandfather in Kent on July 2. Craven’s bail has been increased to $5 million from the $2.1 million bail set at first appearance. He will be arraigned on July 23 at 8:30 a.m. in courtroom 1201 of the King County Courthouse.