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Man charged with murdering 2 people in Eugene mobile home

Nicholas Borden-Cortez, 26, was arrested Friday after a car chase ended in Springfield.

Posted: May 8, 2021 10:51 AM
Updated: May 10, 2021 6:51 AM

EUGENE, Ore.--A man is in jail today, accused of murdering two people in a north Eugene mobile home park.

Police say Nicholas Borden-Cortez, 26, was captured around 1 p.m. Friday after a car chase that ended at the intersection of Main Street and Bob Straub Parkway in Springfield. During the chase, police say, Borden-Cortez called 911 and told dispatchers he had a gun.

When he got out of the vehicle, Borden-Cortez allegedly showed a knife and challenged the police to shoot him.

Borden-Cortez is being held on two counts of first degree murder and eluding by vehicle.

The victims, whose names have not been released, were found inside a home at the Falcon Wood Village mobile home park on Green Acres Road.

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