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Victim's remains found east of Sprague

Mother arrested in son's homicide

EWAN - A Cheney area woman is being held on $500,000 bail in the slaying of her son.

Christine Diane Catelli, 58, is charged with second-degree murder (intent to kill), Spokane County Jail records show.

She was booked into the jail at 4:59 a.m. Jan. 15 after deputies found the remains of her son wrapped in garbage bags off Gene Webb Road, in rural Whitman County, east of Sprague.

The location near Ewan - a small community between Lamont and Saint John - was close to Rock Lake.

According to Spokane County District Court documents, the remains are suspected to be those of Chase Catelli, 35, thou...


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