Relief has come for the friends and family of a former Burnaby woman and her husband who were both murdered in Washington State.
One of the two men accused of killing the couple, Tony Reed, is now in U.S. custody.
Director of Communications with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Shari Ireton, says Tony Reed fled to Mexico but turned himself in to the U.S. Marshals Service.
“We had been under the belief that they had both fled to Mexico. We are relieved to have Tony in custody tonight and we are hoping that we will get some more information that will lead us to the bodies of Patrick and Monique as well as the other suspected murderer John Reed.”
The brothers are accused of murdering the former B.C. resident and her husband Patrick Shunn in Arlington, Washington.
Officials say the couple had previously complained to police about ex-neighbour John Reed, who they said acted “crazy,” threatened them, and was squatting on his former property.
The bodies of former B.C. woman Monique Patenaude and her husband Patrick Shunn are still missing.
“Tony Reed has been booked into the San Diego county jail. It is our understanding that Tony had made arrangements with the U.S. Marshals Service to turn himself in. Ofcourse we were looking for both Tony and John Reed,” says Ireton.