Teddy Stivahtis admits killing aunt, gets prison

Deanna Stivahtis was killed Oct. 10, 2014

Teddy Stivahtis, Jr. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)
Teddy Stivahtis, Jr. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -– Teddy Stivahtis Jr. will likely be in his 70s by the time he is able to go before a parole board after he was sentenced for killing his aunt one year ago.

Stivahtis, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated murder in the death of Deanna Stivahtis on Oct. 10, 2014. He was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after serving a minimum of 30 years behind bars.

FBI once offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Teddy Stivahtis, Jr. (FBI)
FBI once offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Teddy Stivahtis, Jr. (FBI)

He also will plead guilty in separate cases involving bank robbery and burglary.

He will also plead guilty in federal court at a later date to two counts of bank robbery, court documents filed Thursday revealed. He will also resolve a burglary case in Yamhill County later when he pleads guilty to first-degree burglary. Stivahtis also has a pending case in Washington County and that, too, will be resolved when he stipulates to having his probation revoked.

All of those sentences will run concurrently with the life imprisonment sentence.

Police said that Stivahtis went to his aunt’s home with the intention of committing a robbery and during the crime, he killed his aunt.

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