Pair of Suspects in 1974 Triple Murder Case Indicted by Marion Grand Jury
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on February 22, 2013 @ 8:01PM
Created on February 22, 2013 @ 4:26PM
Thursday on First at 5 we alerted you that one of the suspects in a decades old triple murder case had been brought back to our state from Florida. We also learned the name of a second suspect in that case.
5 News received word Friday from the Marion County Prosecuting Attorney's Office that both men have been indicted by a grand jury.
59-year-old Eddie Jack Washington was found in Florida a few weeks ago. 64-year-old Phillip Bush was named as a second suspect on Thursday. Both of them are charged with three counts of murder in the first degree, as well as conspiracy to commit a felony.
Those three murders were committed in the Windmill Park area in August 1974. 20-year-old Guy Lester Phillips, his wife Wanda Jane Phillips, and 27-year-old Billy Ray Cobb were the three victims.
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