35. Charlotte Engle

58 years old

September 1, 2008


Price County 

Charlotte was shot to death by her daughter’s estranged boyfriend, James J. Lahoud. Charlotte’s daughter survived a severe wound to her face. Lahoud had been subject to domestic violence-related criminal charges and/or restraining orders in three different counties. There was an active restraining order at the time of the homicide. Lahoud pled guilty to one count of first-degree intentional homicide and one count of attempted homicide. He entered an Alford Plea to one count of first degree sexual assault with use of a dangerous weapon and was found guilty.

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