Murder Suspect Changes Plea

ASHLAND, Ore. — Nearly a year after caution tape lined around the home of Frank Damiano, the mobile home park is quiet, but the memories of their neighbor remain. “Positive and happy and accepting and open. Just one of those people with that magnetic personality,” said neighbor Kris McAdam. It’s that outgoing and warm spirit … Continue reading »

Della Penna Remembered

ASHLAND, Ore. — On Sunday family and friends of Tony Della Penna, also known as Frank Damiano, held a celebration of life in his honor. Della Penna was murdered in his mobile home near Ashland on October 10. Della Penna’s close friend, Chris Bingham, said the memorial is one of the hardest things for him … Continue reading »

Suspect Arrested in Ashland Murder

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford man is behind bars in the Jackson County Jail today in connection with the murder of Frank Ronald Damiano, 62, of Ashland. Early this morning, detectives arrested Merlin Elmo Bound III at his home in the 500-block of Boardman St. for the crimes of Murder, Assault in the first degree, … Continue reading »

Community Mourns Ashland Homicide Victim

ASHLAND, Ore. – Law enforcement from across the valley continues to investigate the Thursday night homicide of 62-year old Ashland resident Frank Damiano. As the investigation into his death at the Bear Creek Mobile Home Park continues, friends and community members mourn his passing. Damiano was known to many in the community as Tony Della … Continue reading »