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20-year-old accused in fatal stabbing near Wimer

Deputies investigating a fatal stabbing on Friday night later arrested a young transient man, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

Posted: Sep 21, 2020 2:11 PM
Updated: Sep 21, 2020 2:17 PM

WIMER, Ore. — Deputies investigating a fatal stabbing on Friday night later arrested a young transient man in connection with the crime, according to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to the Elderberry Flats area outside of Wimer shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Friday night, arriving to find a man dead at the scene. The person who called 911 to report the stabbing was present during the incident, JCSO said.

The investigation later led to the arrest of 20-year-old Brenden Rex Stansell, who JCSO said is a transient in the Eagle Point area. Stansell was taken into custody on Monday.

Stansell faces charges of Murder in the Second Degree and Assault in the First Degree, and is being held without bail.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released, and JCSO says that his next-of-kin is being notified.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more details as they emerge.

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