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An Olympia man was found guilty Wednesday in the March 2020 double homicide of a mother and four-year-old daughter, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.
On March 10, 2020, the bodies of 34-year-old Charlene Van Auken and her four-year-old daughter Zoey Peetz were found in the 5700 block of Puget Beach Road Northeast.
Detectives called the deaths suspicious and said all signs at the time pointed to a homicide.
Detectives quickly identified the suspect, Nick Denham, and arrested him on March 12, 2020.
Nick Denham Arrested and Charged
Denham was arrested March 12, 2020.After two months of trial, a jury found Denham guilty of two counts of first-degree murder along with 10 other felony counts.
“We are grateful for the efforts of Thurston County Prosecutor John Tunheim, his staff, and the selfless service of the men and women of this jury,” the sheriff’s office wrote. “We continue to mourn the senseless loss of life and will stand with family, friends and this community to forever honor the lives of Charlene and Zoey.”