Homeless man pleads not guilty in bludgeoning death June 15

A 48-year-old homeless man has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the bludgeoning death June 15 of another homeless man in Renton.

Khamsing Hormthoum, 48, was arraigned Monday morning at the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. He is in the King County Jail on $1 million bail.

The victim, Gerald A. Kimbrough, 52, was found severely beaten behind a store in the Greater Hi-Lands Shopping Center on Sunset Boulevard Northeast.

A case setting hearing is scheduled for July 14 at 1 p.m. in courtroom GA at the Maleng Regional Justice Center.

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