Neighbor Talks About Living Next Door to Rogue River Murder Suspect

, Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Local, Posted: Tue, January 14 2014 at 5:38 PM, Updated: Wed, January 15 2014 at 8:52 AM

"It's horrific, it's unbelievable, but surreal, it's the twilight zone."  

Lorna Wolvin is stunned to hear what's happening right across the gravel drive of her rural Rogue River home in Wimer.

She says "It's unbelievable that it's going on in my little neck of the woods."

Her neighbor Susan Monica is facing multiple murder charges.  Court documents reveal the dismembered bodies of at least two people have been found at Monica's property.

"I always thought she was a bit of an odd duck but a lot of people that live out in the country are odd ducks."

Wolvin says Monica had people, mostly transients in and out of her home.

"She was really hard on them I guess they would scream and yell and have fighting matches," says Wolvin.

Wolvin believes they were there to help Monica with her 20-acre property.

Wolvin says "most people would usually only stay there was two months and then they were gone, now we are wondering by what means were they gone."

That's a question investigators are trying to answer, as Monica is now also gone from the home. And that has her neighbor, Wolvin resting a little easier.

She says "it's going to be a whole lot safer for a lot of people out there."

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