SPOKANE, Wash. -- New court documents released Thursday confirmed that accused killer Timothy Suckow was promised $20,000 to kill Doug Carlile. The information came from an anonymous co-conspirator.
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The co-conspirator talked with investigators earlier this month. The source told authorities James Henrikson was angry with Carlile, referring to him as "the troll." Documents said he claimed Henrikson wanted Carlile hurt back in October.
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The co-conspirator admitted in court documents that he contacted Suckow and told him Henrikson would pay $20,000 for the hit. The co-conspirator then claimed he saw Henrikson send a picture of Carlile and his home to Suckow.
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The co-conspirator further told investigators he received a text from Suckow just after Carlile's murder that said, “Tell the boss to watch the news.” Investigators said cell records appeared to back that up.
The documents go on to say Henrikson was adamant that this be a "clean job." Henrikson has not been charged with the murder. Suckow reportedly never received payment for the hit.
Suckow was arrested in January for the December shooting death of Carlile. Officers found 63-year-old Carlile shot to death in his home near 25th and Garfield on December 15.