Washington murder suspects arrested in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two Washington state murder suspects were arrested in the City of Medford Wednesday.

According to Medford Police, William Charles Williams, 40, and Kennedy Marie Karpf, 24, were wanted for a deadly shooting on September 28 in Shelton, Washington.

Police say Williams and Karpf were located in Medford.  Williams was arrested at a home on Swing Lane without incident.  Karpf was located shortly after at a local business where she was arrested without incident.

Medford Police say it is in contact with the Shelton Police Department about this case and arrest.

Any ties Williams and Karpf have to Jackson County are not being released.

William and Karpf were both booked into Jackson County Jail.

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Taylar Ansures is a producer and reporter for NBC5 News. Taylar is from Redding, California and went to California State University, Chico. After graduating, she joined KRCR News Channel 7 in Redding as a morning producer. She moved to Southern Oregon in 2022 to be closer to family and became KTVL News 10’s digital producer. Taylar is currently finishing her Master's Degree in Professional Creative Writing through the University of Denver. In her free time, Taylar frequents independent bookstores and explores hiking trails across Southern Oregon and Northern California.
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