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18-year-old Renton man arrested for Covington Murder
King County Sheriff's detectives arrested Jordan Rashaan Coleman Saturday afternoon for the Nov. 18 murder of 26-year-old Dorian M. Haddix in Covington.
The 18-year-old Coleman, who is from Renton, was arrested on the charge of first-degree murder. He appeared in King County Superior Court Monday and is being held on $1 million bail. He was scheduled to make a second appearance Wednesday for a charging hearing, according to King County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Dan Donohoe.
Coleman is alleged to have shot Haddix sometime prior to 3:19 a.m. when he was found lying on the road at Southeast Timberlane Boulevard and 185th Court Southeast.
A woman called 911 to report a man lying in the road bleeding. Deputies responded and found Haddix in the street with a gunshot wound to his left side. Kent Regional Fire Authority emergency medical personnel responded and Haddix was pronounced dead at 3:54 a.m. at the scene.
According to the probable cause document, detectives recovered Haddix's cellphone and found the last person to talk with him was a man named Lil Groove or by the last name Hollis. Through text messages, witness statements and cell phone toll records, detectives determined Hollis was the last person with Haddix.
The Bellevue Police Department contacted the King County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives Dec. 2 to notify them that Hollis had been arrested.
When a detective requested an interview with the Hollis he declined and requested an attorney.
Detectives contacted Hollis' girlfriend and she reported Hollis told her that he saw Coleman shoot and kill Haddix. She identified Coleman as someone she knew from high school.
Two days later the girlfriend called detectives stating Hollis was ready to make a statement.
Hollis was taken from the King County Jail and brought to the major crimes unit office. According to the probable cause document, Hollis told detectives the night of Nov. 17 he "brokered a business deal" between Coleman and Haddix. He told investigators the deal did not come to "fruition."
Hollis reported a video was made of Coleman describing the murder. According to the investigators, the video showed Hollis and Coleman talking and joking about the murder.
Coleman described aiming at Haddix who was "ducking" and he provided information only know to the killer.
Based on the interview a search warrant was served on Coleman's residence. During the arrest Coleman denied shooting and killing Haddix , knowing Hollis or that he had gone to Covington. When told of the video he requested an attorney.