Bail set at $1M for Bellingham woman accused of murder

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — A Bellingham woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of a man who was shot and left in a park on the Semiahmoo Spit near the Canadian border last week.

The Bellingham Herald reports 62-year-old Lynda Clare Mercy had bail set Wednesday at $1 million by Whatcom County Superior Court Commissioner Leon Henley.

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The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office arrested her on Tuesday on suspicion of second-degree murder.

It wasn’t immediately known if she has a lawyer.

Court documents say deputies were called April 7 to Semiahmoo Parkway and found 67-year-old Thomas Flood, a transient man from Langley, covered in blankets on a trail.

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