North Bend murder suspect's bunker dismantled

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by Associated Press

NWCN.com

Posted on May 2, 2012 at 9:35 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 2 at 9:46 AM

SEATTLE -- Crews have started dismantling the bunker where a North Bend survivalist fled after authorities say he killed his wife and teenage daughter.

Peter Keller killed himself during a standoff with police in a remote ravine last Friday.

On Tuesday, crews from King County and the State Department of Natural Resources bagged and removed material from the hideout. They also dismantled the top of the bunker and started filling it in with wood and dirt. They expect to be done by Wednesday.

Keller had spent eight years building the bunker in the Rattlesnake Ridge area in east King County. SWAT teams found the bunker Friday.

Keller's wife, Lynnettee, and 18-year-old daughter, Kaylene, were found shot to death in their burning home on April 22.

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