Two murder victims identified, manhunt continues

Officials made clear that Friday's manhunt was not successful in tracking down the suspect.

Posted: Jun 19, 2021 10:33 AM
Updated: Jun 20, 2021 9:31 AM

NORTH BEND, Ore. -- The Coos County District Attorney's office has released the identities of two of the deceased and one of the injured involved in Friday's crime spree.

RELATED: HIGHWAY 126 REOPENS AS MANHUNT CONTINUES FOR SUSPECT IN THREE HOMICIDES

The person found dead at the Herbal Choices Marijuana Dispensary is identified as 47-year-old Coos Bay resident Jennifer L. Davidson.

The individuals from the hit-and-run incident at the RV Park at the Mill Casino are a married couple and are identified as 74-year-old Florida resident Anthony Oyster who is dead and 73-year-old Florida resident Linda Oyster who is injured.

Linda was transported to RiverBend Hospital in Springfield. As of Saturday morning, she remains in critical condition.

Officials have not released the identity of the person found dead in a travel trailer at the Mill Casino RV park  at this time, while next of kin is notified.

Officials made clear that Friday's manhunt was not successful in tracking down the suspect.

The suspect is described as a 6'2" man wearing a dark colored shirt and blue jeans.

A 2019 White Dodge 3500 pickup truck initially linked to the suspect belonged to the victim found in the trailer, police said. The vehicle was found crashed on Highway 126 near Noti, and it had been set on fire.

According to a witness, the driver was armed with a handgun and ran into the woods.

It’s not known if the suspect had a connection to the victims prior to the incidents.

The shelter in place has been lifted by Lane County Sheriff's Office. If you witness anything, or happened to pick up a hitchhiker in the area, you are asked to call 911.

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