Man arrested in slaying at Seattle senior facility

  • Sat Aug 18th, 2012 4:23pm
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Associated Press

SEATTLE — Bail has been set at $1 million for a 51-year-old man arrested in connection with the brutal slaying of a man at a Seattle assisted-living facility last year.

KIRO-TV reports that Charles Jungbluth was arrested by Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday at the request of Seattle police. He appeared in court Friday and is being held in King County Jail in lieu of bond.

Francis Patrick Fleming, 70, found was dead in his apartment in December following a robbery. Investigators say DNA evidence found inside Fleming’s ransacked apartment led police to Jungbluth.

Prosecutors have till Tuesday to file charges.