Indictment of a man from Washington who was wanted by the police in declaring the death of a woman on Camano Island.
Jacob Gonzales is now charged with second-degree domestic violence while armed with a deadly weapon, County Sheriff officials said Friday.
The beheaded body of Katherine Cunningham, 26, was found in March near a hillside shelter at the southern end of Camano Island.
Police said a Samurai sword had been recovered from the trunk of Cunningham's stolen car Yreka, California.
The sword was subjected to biological proofing, collecting Cunningham's blood on the blade of the sword and Gonzales DNA on the handle.
The charges against Gonzales have been changed accordingly.
The police said that a nationwide $ 1 million warrant for Gonzales whose whereabouts are still unknown.
Gonzales is said to be armed, and the investigators warned the public not to approach him. He is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
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