An Edmonds man suspected in the 1972 killing of Jody Loomis was found dead Monday, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies responded around 10 a.m. to a report of a suicide in the 15900 block of 52nd Place West after a family member called.
Officials believe the man is 78-year-old Terrence Miller, who was on trial for the 1972 murder of 20-year-old Jody Loomis.
After a 46-year search, Miller, who was identified as a suspect through genetic genealogy from DNA extracted from one of the victim’s boots and DNA from a coffee cup discarded by the suspect, was arrested at his home in April 2019.
Miller pleaded not guilty after he was charged.
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