Spokane Co. prosecutors dismiss charges against former Pasco police officer accused of murder

Former Pasco police officer has murder charges dropped (12-7-17)

SPOKANE, Wash.— Spokane County prosecutors dismissed all charges against a former Pasco police officer who was accused of murdering a Spokane prostitute. 

Reports said Richard Aguirre was accused of beating a Spokane prostitute to death in 1986.

Officials said he was named as a suspect in 2015 because of  a DNA match.

County prosecutors said a more resent DNA test lead them to believe there wasn't enough evidence to lead to a conviction. 

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