Bowen Murder Trial to Begin in October

EUGENE, Ore. — Court documents are outlining why the state is charging a Cottage Grove man with murder and why he’s claiming self-defense. David Bowen is charged with killing Tammy Borda and abusing her corpse. The details in the documents are disturbing. Back in December, Borda’s family put a call out to help find their … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Man Facing Murder Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — The search for a missing Beaverton woman is over, and now her ex-boyfriend is facing charges for her murder. David Bowen was in the Lane County Jail Thursday to face charges of murder, abusing a corpse, and tampering with evidence. Friends and family of Tammy Borda were there. They say they were … Continue reading »

Missing Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Arrested

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Police have arrested the ex-boyfriend of a missing Beaverton woman. According to court records, David Bowen will be in court Thursday afternoon on charges of murder, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence in the disappearance of Tammy Borda. Borda went missing Dec. 2 after traveling to Cottage Grove for … Continue reading »

Police Continue Search for Missing Woman

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Police in Cottage Grove are continuing their investigation on Birch Avenue, nearly 24 hours after first entering the home of the ex-boyfriend of missing Oregon woman Tammy Borda. Early Wednesday morning, the Oregon State Police Forensic Unit showed up at the house, and with the Cottage Grove Police Department, investigators entered … Continue reading »

Missing Woman’s Daughter Waits for Info

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A Beaverton woman is anxiously waiting for any news about her missing mother, Tammy Borda, who was last seen in Cottage Grove. Markie Borda says she’s frustrated because she isn’t getting any information from police regarding what’s going on at the home of her mother’s ex-boyfriend, where police are searching. She’s … Continue reading »

Police Searching Cottage Grove House

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Police were on the scene all night at a Cottage Grove home belonging to the ex-boyfriend of a missing woman. Investigators have yet to release many details. Crime tape is still up, closing off several homes on the 1400 block of Birch Street, which is near downtown Cottage Grove. Early Wednesday … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Police Work Crime Scene

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Crime tape is up in Cottage Grove, surrounding the home of a missing woman’s ex-boyfriend. Investigators have yet to release many details. Cottage Grove Police would only say they’re working an active crime scene. Tape is up around a large area on 1411 Birch Street encompassing several homes. The daughter of … Continue reading »