UPDATE: Murderer who failed to report for supervision surrenders to deputies in Snohomish County

UPDATE Jan. 15, 2015 -- 

Lowell Lowe called 911 and turned himself in to Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday night. He is being booked into the Snohomish County Jail.

Original story:

SNOHOMISH COUNTY -- The Department of Corrections is searching for a convicted murderer who failed to report for supervision.

Lowell G. Lowe, 52, pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder on May 20, 2003.

Lowell Lowe (Dept. of Corrections photo)

According to the Everett Herald, Lowe fatally stabbed his roommate, 58-year-old Gerald Schindler who had taken in the homeless man to try to help him. Lowe was reportedly high on methamphetamine, had been drinking, and was off his medication for schizophrenia at the time of the murder.

Corrections officials said Lowe completed his sentence on July 9, 2013. He has been jailed five times since then for supervision violations, most recently in August.

Lowe is described as 5-foot-8, 180-pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

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