Man arrested in connection with deadly shooting of a woman in Spanaway

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man for murder after a woman was found shot to death on the side of a road in Spanaway. 

Before 10 p.m. on Oct. 12, a person called 911 to report they found a body laying on the side of the roadway on 208th Street and Mountain Highway East. 

When crews arrived, they found a woman who had been shot. Paramedics performed life-saving measures, but she was declared dead at the scene, deputies said.

The victim was later identified as 28-year-old Krystal Storm LeBoeuf. She died of multiple gunshot wounds.

According to investigators, before 9:30 p.m., two different witnesses who drove by the scene reported the same woman was in an altercation and was standing in the roadway with a person wearing a hoodie. 

On Oct. 15, a 39-year-old man was arrested in Tacoma in connection to the woman's death. 

He was booked into the Pierce County Jail for first-degree murder.


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