Accused murderer makes first court appearance

ROGUE RIVER, ORE —  A local man accused of shooting and killing a father and son in Rogue River last week faced the judge for the first time today.

Joshua Miller is accused of shooting Shane and Duane Roork at a home on Evans Creek Road last Wednesday afternoon.

Police say Miller then fled in the woods, for roughly 36 hours before his arrest.

He is now charged with two counts of second degree murder is being held at Jackson County Jail.

Miller did not enter a plea at today’s hearing. 

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