Slain homeowner, suspects identified in murder near Belfair

BELFAIR, Wash. (AP) — The Mason County Sheriff's Office has identified two suspects who were arrested after 51-year-old Charles Austin was found dead in his home near Belfair.

The suspects, 27-year-old Christopher Redfern of Port Orchard and 35-year-old Daniel Dunn, are in Mason County Jail for investigation of murder and burglary.

Neighbors who checked on Austin found him dead in his home on Monday afternoon. He died of a gunshot wound.

Sheriff's detective William Adam said Thursday that detectives who searched the victim's home found clues that led them to the suspects.