Investigators on Friday documented homicide allegations against a man blamed for hitting and killing a state trooper while escaping law implementation.
On March 24, Trooper Justin Schaffer was endeavoring to send spike strips to carry the interest to a stop when the escaping vehicle hit him on Interstate 5 in Chehalis, as indicated by the Washington State Patrol.
Schaffer was taken to a Centralia medical clinic where he passed on.
The suspect, William David Thompson, was captured further down I-5.
Investigators accused Thompson of first-degree exasperated homicide, second-degree endeavored murder, first-degree burglary, first-degree attack, second-degree ambush, endeavor to evade police, driving with a suspended permit, driving while permit renounced and driving without an interlock.
Schaffer, 28, joined the State Patrol in late 2013. Data on a dedication administration will be discharged sometime in the not too distant future.
A store for the family has been set up at Chase Bank.
Trp. Schaffer Family Donations – Go to any @Chase Bank location & deposit your donation into the WSP Memorial Foundation account. Note "Trp. Schaffer Family" on the deposit. 100% of all donations will go to Mrs. Schaffer. pic.twitter.com/WUEVvWqlrM
— Trooper Will Finn (@wspd5pio) March 26, 2020