Ian Eckles (left) and his brother, Nathan Eckles, shared a passion for music, football and motorcycles. “I can’t believe he’s gone,” Nathan Eckles said of his younger brother’s presumed homicide at the hands of a suspect who was the subject of a 23-day manhunt before his arrest June 14 in Teanaway, a small community in unincorporated Kittitas County.  (Courtesy of the Eckles family)
Ian Eckles (left) and his brother, Nathan Eckles. (Courtesy of the Eckles family)

Kent man still missing, but massive manhunt leads to arrest in his apparent homicide

Jorge Alcantara Gonzalez, 34, was arrested in a small community in rural Kittitas County on June 14, ending a 23-day manhunt. Alcantara has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Ian Eckles of Kent, whose body is still missing.  VIEW


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