Jeremy Garcia arrested for murder.

Murder suspect arrested in Grants Pass

Jeremy Garcia arrested for murder.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Grants Pass Police Department received a report of a disturbance in the 800 block of Northeast D Street on Sunday around 10:17 p.m., where a male victim had reportedly been severely hurt. Officers arrived at the scene and found Cole Osborne, a 49-year-old man, had sustained a life-threatening wound. Osborne was taken to the Rogue Regional Medical Center by American Medical Response where he later died from his injury.

Grants Pass Police Detectives tirelessly pursued leads in the case that resulted in locating Jeremy Garcia, a 43-year-old man, who had fled from the scene to a residence near the intersection of Swathout Drive and Cloverlawn Drive. With the assistance of Grants Pass Police SWAT, Garcia was taken into custody without incident and lodged at the Josephine County Jail for charges of murder in the second degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

If anyone has further information related to this investigation, please call the Grants Pass Police non-emergency number at 541-450-6260.

Shellye Leggett is an anchor and producer for NBC5 News. You can also catch her anchoring on KMVU FOX26. She comes to the Rogue Valley from Albuquerque, New Mexico where she was a nightside reporter and fill-in weekend anchor for KOAT Action 7 News for 3 years. She has also reported in Colorado Springs, Colorado, South Bend, Indiana and Bozeman, Montana. Shellye was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated from North Park University in Chicago, Illinois with a B.A. in Communication Studies. She then earned a Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago. In her free time, she loves to hang out with her fiancé who's in the Navy, her cat “Tootsie,” watch scary movies with friends and spend time with her extended family who live all over the West Coast. Shellye is excited to explore Southern Oregon and North California and tell your stories.
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