3 people sent to prison for murder in Tahuya
July 20, 2023
Three of the four people involved in a January shooting death in Tahuya were each sentenced to at least 12 years in prison July 7 in Mason County Superior Court.
Judge Monty Cobb sentenced all three people, handing down a 15-year sentence to Jacob Elijah Joe Ualika. Ualika, 24, pled guilty to one count of second-degree murder in the killing of Alejandro Rodriguez, 28, who was killed by gunshot wounds to the head and chest, according to the affidavit of probable cause.
Brenda Maja Hudson-Culp, 28, pled guilty to second-degree murder in May and was sentenced to 12½ years in prison. Crysta...