Josephine County Man Kills Ex-Girlfriend, Commits Suicide

Authorities have not released the identities of a Josephine County man, who killed his ex-girlfriend and then took his own life on July 11, 2018.

On July 11, 2018 at approximately 11:00 p.m., Oregon State Troopers responded to a domestic disturbance at an address in the Merlin area. When Troopers arrived they located a passenger van in the driveway and the female operator was deceased.

Approximately 1 mile from this scene a second vehicle was located and the male driver was pronounced deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. The investigation has determined that the male had confronted the female, killing her and then took his own life.