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U.S. Marshals arrest man for 2015 murder of Vancouver woman

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David James Barker mugshot (Courtesy: Multnomah County Jail) David James Barker mugshot (Courtesy: Multnomah County Jail)
VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

U.S. Marshals Violent Offender Task Force arrested a man for the murder of a 66-year-old woman who was found dead in her Vancouver senior housing apartment complex in 2015.

U.S. Marshals arrested David James Barker, 38, on Friday for the murder of Sharon Allison.

Allison was found dead in her ground floor apartment at the Columbia House Apartments for Seniors in the morning hours of May 9, 2015.

Her death was caused by blunt head trauma and ruled a homicide, the medical examiner's office reported.

Investigators said she was last seen alive the previous day speaking to a man in the hallway near her apartment.

Vancouver Police Department said detectives with the Major Crimes Unit obtained an warrant for the arrest of Barker last week.

Barker is being held at the Multnomah County Jail. 

No other information is available at this time.

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