Benjamin Colton Barnes

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Mt. Rainier Suspect Drowned: Autopsy

Plus, troubling details about suspected gunman Benjamin Colton Barnes

(Newser) - The Iraq war veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier ranger died from drowning, with hypothermia contributing to his death, his autopsy concludes. Benjamin Colton Barnes was found "face down, totally in the water" of a creek, wearing just jeans, a T-shirt, and one shoe, according to a sheriff'...

Mt. Rainier Suspect Found Dead

Benjamin Barnes likely died of exposure in chest-deep snow

(Newser) - The suspected gunman wanted in the murder of a Mount Rainier park ranger has been found dead, reports King 5 News . Benjamin Colton Barnes, 24, was found face down in chest-deep snow, and while there's no official cause of death, the AP notes that it appears likely that he...

Survivalist Hunted in Park Ranger Murder

Cops believe he shot mom of two after house party shootings

(Newser) - A young Washington man with military experience and survivalist skills is suspected in the shooting death of a 34-year-old Mt. Rainier park ranger and mom of two. Benjamin Colton Barnes, 24, is also suspected in the shooting of four others wounded earlier at a Skyway house party, reports ABC News...

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