New Detective Assigned in Grubbs Murder

ASHLAND, Ore.– A new detective is being assigned to the unsolved murder of David Grubbs. Ashland Police said that detective met with the Grubbs’ mother Thursday to get a fresh take on the investigation. Grubbs was nearly decapitated with a sharp weapon while walking along the Bear Creek Greenway in late 2011. Ashland Police compiled tens … Continue reading »

3 Years Later, Ashland Murder Case Open

ASHLAND, Ore.– Three years after a 23-year-old was murdered on the Ashland bike path, detectives said the case is not cold. A $21,000 reward is still in place for anyone with information regarding what happened to David Grubbs. He was walking home on the bike path three years ago, Wednesday, when he was brutally murdered. … Continue reading »

Second Suspect Named in Ashland Homicide

ASHLAND, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies are now admitting there is a second suspect in the murder of Ashland resident Frank Damiano, and that suspect could have made it as far north as Washington. Othon Campos Jr. is wanted in Damiano’s murder, and is likely hiding out in the Portland / Vancouver area. Earlier … Continue reading »

Murder Suspect’s Family Speaks Out

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford man is now in custody for the killing of Frank Damiano, also known as Tony Della Penna. Now, that suspect’s family is speaking out. The suspect, 34-year old Merlin Bound, faces charges of murder, assault in the first degree, and burglary. While bound remains in jail with no possibility of … Continue reading »

Ashland High Profile Murder Case Resumes

ASHLAND, Ore. — It remains one of Ashland’s most high profile crimes. Dave Lewis, a man family members say was a loving friend and father, was killed five years ago. The case remains a mystery. While Lewis’s case never technically closed, it is receiving new life. Now it’s part of an interagency effort that includes … Continue reading »