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Police searching for man wanted for murder

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Diane Richardson Diane Richardson

Crimestoppers of Tri-Cities need your help in finding a man wanted for murder. Merle W. Harvey is 24 years old. He's about 5'10", 160 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. Harvey has a tattoo of a pit bull or bulldog on his forearms.

He's accused of shooting two men in Spokane on Sept. 26th. Police believe the shooting started with a car deal. Another suspect has been arrested but Harvey is still on the run.

He was featured on Washington's Most Wanted list. A tip on Oct. 2nd led police to believe he was in Pasco. He used to live in Richland. Harvey may be with a woman named Diane Richardson. Richardson is a "person of interest" in the case, and is accused of helping Harvey run from law enforcement.

If you have any information that can help police find Harvey and Richardson, please call 586-TIPS(8477) or 800-222-TIPS(8477). All calls are confidential, and an award of up to $1,000 cash may be awarded for a tip leading to an arrest.

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