TACOMA, Wash. — A 21-year-old man has been charged with two counts of aggravated murder in the death of his parents.

The News Tribune reports Jared Standley was charged Monday in the deaths of 56-year-old Theresa Standley and 55-year-old Steven Standley at their home near Buckley.

Charging papers say Jared Standley apparently beat his mother to death and fatally shot his father about a week after he was kicked out of their home.

Documents say Steven Standley called another son last Wednesday and said Jared had returned unexpectedly and that he should call 911 if he didn’t hear back in 15 minutes.

The other son called 911 and sheriff’s deputies found the parents dead.

Jared Standley was arrested after he allegedly drove at a Thurston County sheriff’s sergeant and was shot in the shoulder.

Standley pleaded not guilty Monday and was ordered held without bail.


Information from: The News Tribune, http://www.thenewstribune.com

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