3 Dead, Man Accused of Murder

MYRTLE POINT, Ore. –Three people are dead after a suspicious fire in Myrtle Point.

Investigators say it involved three different structures on the 52000 block of Big Creek Road. Police say they arrived to find Kathleen Nelson, 59, dead inside the main house and two other bodies in at a home next door.

Investigators say Kathleen Nelson died of homicidal violence.

Her husband, Edward Nelson, was later pulled over by Oregon State Police in Douglas County and taken into custody. He is being held in the Coos County Jail on charges of arson and murder.

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