In-Custody Death Investigation Closed

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – A mother calling 911 back in June hopes to save her son before his health deteriorates, but while in custody, her son Scott Chappell died and now the district attorney says the investigation has been concluded. It was one of three in-custody deaths reported this year. Police responded to Chappell’s home … Continue reading »

Third In-Custody Death This Year

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Police were forced to deploy a taser in an effort to restrain a 23-year-old Talent man Wednesday night. After that, Christopher Ladue, Jr. was pronounced dead on the way to a local hospital.  Wednesday night’s incident marks the third in-custody death in Jackson County this year. Christopher Ladue, Jr. became erratic and … Continue reading »