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John Urquhart

Family offers reward for information in murder case


(Burien)-Family members of murder victim Timothy Hovey are offering $10,000 for information that will lead to an arrest and conviction of a suspect in the case. Hovey, 27, was shot on September 4th after he walked away from a party at a house in the area of S128th St and 22nd Ave S. (Case#C16045227)


Timothy Hovey was a JBLM soldier who was a month from deploying when he was shot and killed.  Hovey had been at the party with friends when he decided to go for a walk.  His friends found him a couple of blocks away lying on the side of the road with multiple gunshot wounds. He later died at Harborview Hospital.

In addition to the $10,000 offered by the family, Crime Stoppers is offering $1,000 for information that will help solve the case.  If you have information about this case you can call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311 or you can remain anonymous and call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)