Murder Trial Set to Begin

EUGENE, Ore. — Jury selection is under way for the murder trial of a Cottage Grove man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend. The body of 55-year-old Tammy Borda was discovered in last year in mid-December. According to court documents, 42-year-old David Bowen told authorities he shot Borda in the head earlier in the month in … Continue reading »

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 »

Bowen Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charge

EUGENE, Ore. — A surprising development as the Cottage Grove man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend appears in Lane County Court for the first time Monday on murder charges. David Bowen pleaded not guilty to all charges. Bowen sat quietly next to his attorney as the judge quickly went over the charges. The arraignment only … Continue reading »