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Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy received the investigative report from Pullman PD and is reviewing it. He has not reached a charging decision yet.

Police recommend charges for seven individuals involved in Sam Martinez’s death

On the morning of Nov. 12, 2019, WSU freshman Sam Martinez was transported by the Pullman Police Department to a local funeral home in a locked body bag. Fraternity members found his body cold and discolored...

From Feb. 16, 2020, to Feb. 16, 2021, Pullman PD coded three deaths by suicide, 62 attempts and 58 threats.

‘Every statistic is a real person’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor February 18, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story is part of the news section’s Mental Health Series and contains themes of suicide and other mental health issues. If you need help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention...

Whitman County Coroner Annie Pillers said the official coroner’s report will be released later this week.

Officers respond to apparent suicide at Sunnyside Park

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief May 20, 2020

A 51-year-old female died from an apparent suicide May 12 at Sunnyside Park in Pullman. Pullman Police officers responded to a 911 call at 5 p.m. from a park-goer. The caller reported a woman’s body...

Then-redshirt junior safety Bryce Beekman walks on the field during a game against New Mexico State on Aug. 31 at Martin Stadium.

Coroner confirms WSU football player’s cause of death

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 26, 2020

The Whitman County Coroner completed the investigation into the death of a WSU football player.  Bryce Beekman, WSU student and redshirt senior, passed away from acute intoxication on March 23, according...

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