Guillermo Raya Leon is facing charges of aggravated murder for shooting and killing Detective Jeremy Brown in July 2021. The detective was a late addition to an investigation into a recent firearms theft.
A long-time correctional officer at Oregon’s troubled women’s prison faces charges for sexual misconduct. Last month, a former nurse at Coffee Creek was convicted of sexual abuse. A recent legislative report also found the prison is systemically failing women in custody.
A man named in media reports as a person of interest in the deaths had an earlier sentence commuted by former Gov. Kate Brown, but he would have been out of prison at the time of the deaths regardless.
Authorities say a man who posed as an undercover police officer kidnapped a woman in Seattle, drove her hundreds of miles to his home in Oregon and locked her in a cinder block cell until she bloodied her hands breaking the door to escape.