Hearings to deal with alleged confession in Oregon killing
September 3, 2017
BEND, Oregon (AP) — A former security guard's purported confession to killing a woman at the community college where he worked will be the subject of a hearing this week in a capital murder case in Bend, Oregon.
The first of three days of hearings is set for Tuesday in the case of Edwin Lara, who is charged with killing Kaylee Sawyer, 23, in July 2016. The killing rocked the town, which is well-known for its outdoor recreation and microbreweries and lies in the shadow of the Cascade Range.
The Bulletin, a Bend newspaper, reported that the hearing could include discussion about whether the...