David Haggard was charged in October 2019 with second-degree murder Jamie Haggard.
MALTBY, Wash. – The half-brother of a Kenmore woman who went missing in 2016 was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for his involvement in her murder.
David Haggard, who served time in prison for unrelated arson, was charged in October 2019 with the second-degree murder of Jamie Haggard. His bail is set at $2 million.
King County prosecutors argued that Haggard would be sentenced to 22 years in prison – the highest in the range of penalties offered by the lawmakers.
Jamie, 27, disappeared from the home she shared with David on June 9, 2016. A roadside cleaning crew discovered her partially burned and dismembered body in a The suitcase lies off State Route 522 in Snohomish County in May 2018.
Multiple witnesses told police that Jamie had an “unstable” relationship with David, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Police said Jamie told her boyfriend “many times” that she was afraid David would kill her.
King County detectives twice dug the yard of the house Jamie and David shared based on the advice they received. However, her body was never found.
https://www.king5.com/article/news/crime/half-brother-sentenced-murder-womans-remains-found-suitcase/281-f9753889-3134-45ca-a97e-319e2d0b40db David Haggard sentenced for Jamie Haggard’s murder