The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo35° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi66° Increasing Clouds

Sunday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi73° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo48° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi72° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo46° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi69° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo46° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi66° Mostly Sunny

Mayan calendar figured in Longview murder

Send to Kindle
Print This

KELSO — A Longview man who fatally shot his uncle in 2012 because he was upset over his mother’s death and obsessed with the “Mayan prophecy” the world would end has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

Testimony was set to resume Tuesday in the trial of Scott Wesley Humphreys when he surprised the court with a guilty plea. Cowlitz County prosecutors are recommending a 16-year prison term on Feb. 20 when the 49-year-old is sentenced.

View my options or Sign in