EVERETT - Authorities have arrested a third suspect in the slaying of Ronald W. Greenwood and Brady J. Brown, both of whom were found shot on a rural road east of Marysville Jan. 13.
The suspect, a 29-year-old Arlington man, was arrested yesterday and booked into the Snohomish County Jail on investigation of first-degree murder. He was being held in lieu of $500,000 bail.
The man, who was expected to have a court appearance this afternoon, turned himself in to Snohomish County sheriff's detectives after learning authorities had obtained an arrest warrant for him, sheriff's officials said.
On Wednesday, two others were charged in the double slaying. Robert E. Anderson, 22, of Marysville was charged in Superior Court with aggravated first-degree murder. Eric L. Krueger, 20, of Seattle, was charged in Everett District Court with two counts of first-degree murder.
According to charges filed in Superior Court, Anderson, Krueger and the third suspect discussed a plan to rob and kill Greenwood, whom Krueger knew to be a drug dealer.
Neither Anderson nor Krueger knew that Brown planned to be with Greenwood, the charges say.
After staging a bogus meeting to buy drugs, the charges say Anderson shot Greenwood and Brown, robbed them, then dumped them on a road.
Residents found Brown dead at the scene and Greenwood critically wounded.
Greenwood died at a hospital later that day.