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Recent Crime News
Saturday | via Mirror.co.uk
Police believe a call girl who shot a man dead may have unmasked one of America's most prolific serial killers These sickening images show what is thought to be the 'kill kit' of a man shot dead by a prostitute - who police believe may have been one of America's most prolific serial killers. Neal Falls was blasted with his own gun as he attempted to strangle a hooker he had picked up on an escort website. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via Independent.ie
Neal Falls , from Springfield, Oregon, was killed on July 18 in an apartment in Charleston belonging to a woman he met on a website. The escort, who has asked not to be identified, told detectives she shot Falls as he attempted to strangle her. Comment?
Monday Jul 27 | via The Oregonian
An Oregon man toting axes, a shovel and bleach when he was killed by an escort he met online had been stopped, interviewed or investigated by police in 21 states and is being looked into for possible links to unsolved disappearances or slayings, authorities said Monday. West Virginia authorities are trying to circulate information to see if Neal Falls, of Springfield, Oregon, can be linked to any other crimes against women nationwide. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via KATU-TV Portland
A Multnomah County grand jury has found that Portland police were justified in fatally shooting a man in a grocery store parking lot last month. Police said two officers fired at 29-year-old Alan Lee Bellew after he brandished what appeared to be a gun in the WinCo Foods lot. Comment?
Friday Jul 10 | via OregonLive.com
A man identified this week as a "person of interest" in the death of a Springfield woman has been captured and charged with aggravated murder. The Register-Guard reports that Kyle Dean Pfaff was arrested Thursday, two days after the body of Sarah Ann Coleman, 23, was discovered. Comment?
Friday Jul 3 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
Ron Mullen talks by phone with his daughter, who was inside the apartment next door to the shooting. The daughter and granddaughter took shelter inside their apartment. Comment?
Jul 3, 2015 | via Local TV Station KTVZ
Authorities say a Springfield man jailed on charges of murdering his parents and storing their bodies in a freezer has died in a hospital after a suicide attempt in his county jail cell. Lane County sheriff's Sgt. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via KOMO News
Authorities say a Springfield, Oregon, man jailed on charges of murdering his parents and storing their bodies in a freezer has died in a hospital after a suicide attempt in his county jail cell. Lane County sheriff's Sgt. Comment?
Jul 2, 2015 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
A motorcyclist who left the scene after his passenger fell off Wednesday night has been arrested, Eugene Police said. Police said the initial investigation shows that the pair left the Keg Tavern westbound on W. 11th and drove into the planter strip on the highway divider, causing the passenger to fall off and hit a tree. Comment?
Jun 30, 2015 | via KVAL-TV Eugene
Lane County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man they say shot a man sleeping in his vehicle. Just after 3:30 a.m. Monday, the Sheriff's Office received a report of a gunshot wound at the Riverview Market on Camp Creek Road in Springfield. Comment?
Jun 29, 2015 | via Portland Tribune
Although police say the suspect was shot and killed after pulling a starter pistol on two officers, Turner says they had only a split second to decide whether to defend themselves and two associates of the suspect standing nearby. "It shows how quickly a routine encounter can escalate and how little time officers have to react. Comment?
Jun 29, 2015 | via OregonLive.com
A man fatally shot by police in the lot of a Northeast Portland supermarket had pulled a starter pistol on officers who stopped to question him, police said Monday. East Precinct Officers Dominic Lovato, an eight-year bureau member, and Officer Michael Currier, a seven-year member, were riding together in a patrol car Sunday night when they pulled into the WinCo Foods lot off Northeast 122nd Avenue . Comment?
Jun 26, 2015 | via Examiner.com
The son is currently in the hospital suffering from self-inflicted injuries and has yet to be thoroughly interviewed by the police. About six months ago, 38-year-old Jeremy Daniel Ringquist got divorced and moved in with his parents, Randy and Karen Ringquist, both believed to be in their sixties. Comment?
Jun 25, 2015 | via The Honolulu Advertiser
Hyun Jun left flowers outside a home in Springfield, Ore., Wednesday, after two bodies were discovered inside the residence. PORTLAND, Ore.>> A man was accused of killing his parents after their bodies were found in a freezer at their Oregon home by police who twice checked on them but were deterred by notes saying the family was away, authorities said Thursday. Comment?
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