Peninsula: Port Townsend man held on $250,000 bail in Clallam County jail

A Port Townsend man was formally charged with first-degree murder Thursday for killing a woman in a remote area south of Blyn.

Jimmie Homer Shreve, 51, of Hancock Street, remains in the Clallam County jail on $250,000 bail for allegedly shooting Elizabeth “Beth” MacNeille in the head.

Shreve confessed to shooting the 54-year-old MacNeille, who was in the advanced stages of multiple sclerosis, court records show.

The confession was recorded by Port Townsend police.

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