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January 1, 2012

24-year-old named person of interest in Mount Rainier slaying

Police say they've identified a "strong person of interest" in the fatal New Year's Day shooting of a Mount Rainier Park National Park ranger. Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says 24-year-old Benjamin Colton Barnes is believed to have military experience and possess skills to survive in the wild.

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