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Husband arrested for Murder after wife's body found in hotel

January 15, 2003 00:00


On Wednesday, January 15, 2003, Homicide Detectives arrested 41-year-old Chad Hazen of Vancouver, Washington on one count of Murder. The investigation began at about 730 a.m., when Northeast Precinct Officers were dispatched to the Jantzen Beach Doubletree Hotel on a report of a dead body. Officers arrived and found the body of 37-year-old Jennifer Pam Hazen. Hazen's husband, Chad Hazen was also present in the hotel room. Detectives were called to the scene and began an investigation.

Detectives spent the morning processing the crime scene. An autopsy, to determine the cause of death, is scheduled for Thursday, January 16, 2003.

Hazen will be booked in the Justice Center Jail.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective George Weatheroy at (503) 823-0886 or Detective John Brooks at (503) 823-0757.

This investigation is continuing.


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