Milton-Freewater woman stabbed to death, 2 kids injured

Oscar Villegas Garcia was arrested Thursday for stabbings

An AMR ambulance (KOIN 6 News, file)
An AMR ambulance (KOIN 6 News, file)

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say a 26-year-old man has been arrested after a stabbing in Umatilla County left one woman dead and two children wounded.

Oscar Villegas Garcia was arrested Thursday after Oregon State Police responded to a home in Milton-Freewater. Police say Garcia had cut wounds that they believe were self-inflicted.

Officers had arrived to the home to find 24-year-old Maria Villegas, a two-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl suffering from stab and cut wounds.

The three were taken to a hospital, where Villegas died.

The suspect was treated at a hospital and released into police custody.

 

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