Police arrest suspect in 2016 Eugene murder case

A man who police believe killed another man in the Whiteaker neighborhood has been arrested a year after the murder, police said.

Posted: Nov 10, 2017 7:51 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of a Eugene man.

Kyle Robert Woody was booked into the Lane County Jail on Thursday. Police said he killed Anthony Xavier Johnson in the Whiteaker neighborhood in September 2016.

Johnson was found dead near West Fourth Avenue between Monroe and Adams streets after officers responded to shots fired in the area.

Woody was also convicted of pointing a gun at a crowd of people near the Hub Apartments in Eugene in February 2017.

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