Oregon City man accused of murder

Tony Lopez Lozano, 34, was arrested at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. He was booked into the Clackamas County jail on a charge of murder. (KOIN 6 News, courtesy law enforcement)
Tony Lopez Lozano, 34, was arrested at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. He was booked into the Clackamas County jail on a charge of murder. (KOIN 6 News, courtesy law enforcement)

OREGON CITY, Ore. (KOIN) — An Oregon City man has been arrested after the death of a man described by police as his domestic partner.

Tony Lopez Lozano, 34, was arrested at 6:45 p.m. Monday. He was booked into the Clackamas County jail on a charge of murder.

Brian Romo in an undated photo provided by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. Romo, 42, was stabbed to death in an Oregon City home on Aug. 25, 2013.

Brian Romo in an undated photo provided by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office.

The arrest follows a “suspicious overnight death” inside a home in the 1000 block of Hazelwood Drive early Sunday morning. Brian Romo, 42, was dead when police arrived.

The Oregon City Police Department and the Clackamas County Major Crimes team worked together to investigate the case. Oregon City Sgt. Greg Johnston reported Sunday they were waiting on results of an autopsy.

On Monday, the autopsy report showed Romo was stabbed in the chest, according to the Associated Press. Dr. Karen Gunson, state medical examiner, was reported as saying the wound was consistent with one made by a knife.

Authorities have not yet released information on a suspected motive.

Lozano is expected in court Tuesday.

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