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Sheriff's Office: Suspect in 1972 murder is dead

Terrence Miller convicted of murder shortly after killing himself


Last updated 11/12/2020 at 10:11am

Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

Jody Loomis rides her bike, in a photo not related to the day she was murdered.

A man convicted in a high-profile, cold-case murder killed himself just before 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, just hours before a jury found him guilty.

According to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, the deceased is 78-year-old Terrence Miller.

Deputies responded to a report of a suicide in the 15900 block of 52nd Place West, which is in unincorporated Snohomish County with an Edmonds mailing address. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner confirmed that Miller died by suicide.

Miller was on trial for the 1972 murder of 20-year-old Jody Loomis, and free on a $1 million bond.

Officers responded...

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