Accused murderer returned to Portland

Police: Ricky Dean Seaman is the suspect in the September 25 shooting death of Tyler Woods

Ricky Dean Seaman, 30, shown in a jail booking photo.
Ricky Dean Seaman, 30, shown in a jail booking photo.

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A 30-year-old murder suspect appeared in court on Thursday after being arrested in California.

Ricky Dean Seaman is charged with one count of murder.

Police said Seaman is the suspect in the September 25 shooting death of Tyler Woods.

On Thursday October 1, 2015, the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office arrested Seaman.

The arrest warrant affidavit for Seaman’s arrest has been sealed. Police have not released a motive.

Seaman was arraigned on Thursday morning at the Multnomah County Justice Center. According to court records, Seaman has been five felony convictions, 4 misdemeanor convictions and 12 convictions for parole violations. His first conviction came at the age of 20. He is currently on probation for second-degree robbery. Seaman is due back in court on Oct. 16.

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