Former Port Angeles resident guilty of trying to kill prosecutor

PORT ANGELES — A former resident has pleaded guilty to federal charges of plotting to assassinate a federal prosecutor in exchange for a motorcycle, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.

The former Port Angeles man, Evert Linnell Eoff, 41, also pleaded guilty to using the mail to commit murder-for-hire in an agreement that includes a recommended sentence of 22½ years.

Eoff’s pleas were entered Thursday morning in U.S. District Court, and his sentencing is scheduled for May 7 before Judge Franklin D. Burgess.

Eoff remains in federal custody, where he has been since being charged in early 2002 with conspiring to use a pipe bomb to kill a resident at the Fairmount Motel in west Port Angeles.


The rest of the story appears in the Friday/Saturday Peninsula Daily News Clallam County edition.

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