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Man confessed to killing missing woman one year ago


A 22-year-old man has been arrested and will be charged with the murder of a 19-year-old Renton woman who has been missing for more than a year, police said Thursday.

Investiagtors say Ezekiel Watkins confessed Wednesday to a deadly stabbing attack on his ex-girlfriend Kathy Chou, who was last seen on April 18, 2010.

Chou's body has yet to be found, but investigators are now canvassing a field underneath power lines in south Renton, trying to find her remains.

Police say that is where Watkins admitted he lured Chou into a grassy area, pinned her to the ground during a fight, and repeatedly stabbed her in the chest and throat. He then buried her body with the help of friend, police allege.

The field is in the shadow of where Watkins lived -- about a quarter-mile away from his home. Watkins' family says police had already searched th

Added: Jul-12-2011 Occurred On: Jul-7-2011
By: Zipper10
Regional News
Tags: Man, confesses, killing, girl, year, ago, missing
Location: Renton, Washington, United States (load item map)
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