October 15, 2019
SPOKANE, Wash – A sex offender with a history of violent attacks is back in Spokane and living at a home with other offenders.
Shawn Dale Botner had been previously classified as a sexually violent predator and civilly committed to McNeil Island.
Botner has a criminal history in Spokane dating back to the early 1990s. His most prolific crime happened in 2006, after he had served prison time for attempted rape and other crimes.
In that case, Gonzaga University security found a bag stashed on the Centennial Trail filled with