Myrtle Point Man Arrested for Stabbing

MYRTLE POINT, Ore. — A Myrtle Point man is facing attempted murder charges after he stabbed his cousin. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday on the 95000 block of Sitkum Lane. Deputies say 37-year-old Jason Simons stabbed his 21-year-old cousin multiple times in the stomach with a large knife. … Continue reading »

Myrtle Point Man Indicted In Homicide

COOS COUNTY, Ore. —  The Coos County Grand Jury has handed down an indictment charging Edward Nelson in a triple homicide from over the weekend. The indictment charges Nelson with six counts of aggravated murder and three counts of arson. Nelson allegedly killed his wife, Kathleen, and the couple next door, Renae and Lola Cottam, then … Continue reading »