The Trench Reynolds Report

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Foss High School killer gets 23-year prison term: Douglas Chanthabouly was sentenced yesterday to 23 years behind bars for the shooting death of Samnang Kok. Chanthabouly shot Kok at point-blank range in the halls of Foss High School in Tacoma, Washington back in 2007. No real motive was ever discovered. Prosecutors had charged Chanthabouly with …

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Jury convicts killer in Foss High School murder case: A jury in Pierce County, Wash. has convicted Douglas S. Chanthabouly for shooting and killing Samnang Kok in the halls of Tacoma’s Foss High School. The jury found Chanthabouly guilty of second-degree murder and rejected the defense’s claim that Chanthabouly was insane at the time of …

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Insanity claim denied in Foss High shooting: Pierce County (Wash.) Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper has ruled that Douglas S. Chanthabouly cannot be declared not guilty by reason of insanity. Culpepper pointed out that Chanthabouly’s actions after he gunned down Samnang Kok in the halls of Tacoma’s Foss High School show that Chanthabouly definitely knew …

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Two years later, possible motive revealed in Foss shooting: I’ve been following the Foss High School shooting from Tacoma for a couple of years now. When it happened Douglas Chanthabouly shot and killed Samnang Kok. That much was never a mystery. What was a mystery was the motive behind the shooting. A lot of people …

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Accused Foss gunman found competent to stand trial: For the third time, Foss High School gunman Douglas S. Chanthabouly has been ruled mentally competent to stand trial. Chanthabouly is accused of gunning down fellow Foss student Samnang Kok in January of 2007. Chanthabouly’s defense team will still argue an insanity defense claiming their client has …

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TACOMA: Defendant in killing at Foss High declared competent to stand trial: Foss High School gunman, Douglas S. Chanthabouly, has been ruled mentally competent to stand trial in the January 2007 shooting death of Samnang Kok. Previously Chanthabouly had been ruled competent, then incompetent, and now after a review by Western State Hospital doctors, he’s …

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Teen charged with fatal Tacoma school shooting found mentally ill: Douglas S. Chanthabouly is the gunman from Foss High School in Tacoma who fatally shot Samnang Kok last year. The last we heard he was found mentally fit to stand trial. Apparently, something happened between August and now because he’s declared mentally incompetent. His trial …

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Teen declared fit for trial in Foss shooting: The last we heard anything about the shooting at Foss High in Washington State gunman Douglas S. Chanthabouly was ordered to undergo a psych exam. A psychiatrist there reported last month that the teen suffers from psychosis, and prescribed a battery of drugs to treat it, according …

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Police search backpack for clues in shooting: A teacher at Foss High School, where Douglas Chanthabouly, shot Samnang Kok to death, found a backpack belonging to Chanthabouly two days after the shooting. In turn, the teacher turned the backpack over to police. Police are hoping to find documents related to motive in the bag. “The …

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Shooting suspect allegedly had gun at school before: It seems that when Douglas Chanthabouly shot Samnang Kok in the halls of Foss High School it wasn’t the first time that Chanthabouly had brought a gun to school. Police say that Chanthabouly’s brother told them that he had previously seen his brother with other guns at …

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