Retired Wash. Supreme Court justice dies

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Justice Tom Chambers (far right) is seen with other state Supreme Court justices in this 2009 file photo. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
SEATTLE (AP) - Retired Washington state Supreme Court Justice Tom Chambers has died at his Issaquah, Wash., home.

His older daughter, Jolie Lofink, confirms that her father died Wednesday night of cancer. He was 70.

Elected to the state's high court in 2000, he retired last Dec. 31.

Chambers was born and raised in the Yakima Valley.

He is survived by Judy, his wife of 46 years; three children and six grandchildren.