Man accused of decapitating 2 women, torching house to cover up crime

Matthew Leupold was charged with 2 counts of first-degree aggravated murder and first degree arson and held without bail Jan. 11, 2017 while sister Lindsey was charged with first degree rendering criminal assistance with $500,000 bail.
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Matthew Leupold was charged with 2 counts of first-degree aggravated murder and first degree arson and held without bail Jan. 11, 2017 while sister Lindsey was charged with first degree rendering criminal assistance with $500,000 bail.

Alexis Krell covers local, state and federal court cases that affect Pierce County. She started covering courts in 2016. Before that she wrote about crime and breaking news for almost four years as The News Tribune’s night reporter.