Homicide suspect located, Lane County Sheriff's Office says

Law enforcement officers are actively searching for a man west of Cheshire who is considered a suspect in a homicide.

Posted: Mar 23, 2021 11:24 PM
Updated: Mar 24, 2021 12:06 PM

CHESHIRE, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff's Office said they located homicide suspect Travis Crum Tuesday night and he is now in custody. Crum is facing one charge of murder and will be arraigned at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies say they are still working to locate the van driven by Crum. The van is described as a 2004 Dodge Caravan that is dark gold in color with Oregon license plate 975 ESN. It also has blue painter's tape on the windshield. If you see the van you're asked to call the sheriff's office.

Residents were told to shelter in place all day Tuesday and drivers were advised not to pick up any hitchhikers in the area along Highway 36, while deputies continued to search the area.

Deputies were searching for Travis Crum, 52, who is considered a suspect in a homicide. 

Lane County Sheriff's Office deputies are at a property on Hall Road west of Junction City, following a call they received regarding a possible homicide. 

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