Wanted for Manslaughter

Wanted for Manslaughter

Brian Widland

Date Solved: 8/8/2022

Pierce County Sheriff's detectives need your help to locate manslaughter suspect Brian D. Widland, 35. A felony warrant has been issued for his arrest for:

Manslaughter (1st degree)
Manslaughter (2nd degree)
Unlawful Possession of Firearm (1st degree, 2 counts)
Reckless Endangerment
Community Endangerment (1st degree)
In December 2021, Widland, who is a convicted felon,  left a loaded, unsecured firearm in a child’s bedroom. An 8-year-old child subsequently shot a 2-year-old child in the head, killing him. Widland then fled the scene with the firearm.

Widland is known to frequent the South Hill, Puyallup and River Road areas.

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