SCIO, Ore — Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man they say viciously assaulted a woman at a home in Scio.
According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call at SW 2nd place in Scio early Monday morning. When they arrived, they discovered the female resident of the house had been brutally beaten, bitten, and strangled.
They also discovered that two male neighbor’s of the victim had subdued and barricaded the assault suspect, 29-year old Tyler Michael Burnard, in the bathroom.
Burnard was arrested and charged with 3 counts of Assault, Menacing, and Strangulation, and Harassment.
He is currently lodged at the Linn County Jail.