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Second Ashland Murder Suspect Arrested

Witness PhotoVANCOUVER, Wash. — According to a statement released by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office,  a second wanted murder suspect in the Ashland homicide investigation has been arrested.

Othon Robert Campos, Jr., of Medford, was taken into custody on Saturday morning. U.S. Marshalls found him in an undisclosed location in Vancouver, Washington.  He is at the Clark County Jail.

On October 17, a Jackson County grand jury handed down indictments against two Medford men in the murder of 62-year old Frank Ronald Damiano, of Ashland.  Damiano was found dead in his home on October 10.

The first suspect, 34-year old Merlin Bound, faces charges of murder, assault in the first degree, and burglary. Bound remains in jail with no possibility of bail.

Campos is charged with aggravated felony murder, felony murder, robbery, and burglary.

This case is still under investigation.