SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities were called to the parking lot of an apartment complex at North Seattle on Feb. 19, in which they found that the body of an Island County man buried in a snowbank, based on King County prosecutors.
A winter storm brought snow to the Seattle area the weekend until Macarro’s body had been discovered.
Last week, Seattle police detained two men in connection with Macarro’s departure along with a third turned himself , according to authorities.
Prosecutors on Monday billed Griffin Blakely, 19, of Seattle, and Jorge Ruelas-Sanchez, 20, of Shoreline, together with second-degree murder. Criminal charges have never been filed against the next defendant and the investigation to Macarro’s departure is continuing, ” a spokesperson for Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said.
Blakely and Ruelas-Sanchez remain jailed instead of $1 million annually, while the third person, who’s 19, has been held on $750,000 bond, prison records show.
Blakely and Ruelas-Sanchez should be arraigned March 15. Court records don’t yet indicate which lawyers are representing them.