SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man has been arrested in connection with a burned body discovered in the trunk of a car this week.
20-year-old Taylor James Wolf is accused in the gunshot slaying of 22-year-old Nicholas James Thoreson. Authorities say Thoreson died of a gunshot wound to the head before his body was burned in the trunk of a car.
Wolf appeared in Spokane County District Court on Thursday. Judge Donna Wilson sealed a probable cause affidavit supporting his arrest at the request of police and prosecutors, who cited an ongoing investigation. He remains in the Spokane County Jail.
No motive has been established.