Tuesday, August 23, 2016
According to a story in The Seattle Times, Allen Ivanov, 19, pleaded no guilty to three counts of aggravated first-degree murder, including Jacob M. Long, 19 of Everett, who was an employee at Shoreline Community College. (see previous article).
Allen Ivanov pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated first-degree murder and two counts of attempted first-degree murder during a brief hearing in Snohomish County Superior Court.
Aggravated first-degree murder is punishable by either life in prison without parole or the death penalty. Snohomish County prosecutors have not announced whether they will seek the death penalty.
According to the story, Ivanov was angry with his girlfriend for breaking up with him. He bought an AR-15 assault-style rifle and read the instructions in the car before going into the house and killing her and her friends.