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Cold Case Murder Trial Update | Rick Riffe Trial | John Crowley Seattle Criminal Defense Attorney

2013.0827.ricky .riffe .still 2 300x225 Cold Case Murder Trial Update | Rick Riffe Trial | John Crowley Seattle Criminal Defense Attorney

John Crowley of The Crowley Law Firm Seattle Criminal Defense Attorneys will be defending in a 27 year old cold case prosecution in Lewis County at the beginning of October. The prosecution is one of oldest ever brought and remarkable in that there is no new evidence linking the alleged perpetrator Rick Riffe to the crime. The Crowley Law Firm believes this is a misplaced prosecution and intends to vigorously defend Mr. Riffe against these accusations.

In a court hearing yesterday, several unresolved discovery issues were brought to the judge’s attention. There is a fairly good recap of the proceedings by Sharyn Decker of the Lewis County Sirens who has been doing extensive reporting on the case. We will continue to update as trial approaches but you can read more about the case here.