Person of interest in Coos Bay murder found in Seattle

lucas perkinsSeattle, Wash. — Seattle Police have arrested a person of interest in a Coos County murder thanks to a news viewer.

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office said Richard Perkins died of blunt force trauma. On Sunday, his body was found in the front yard of a home on Ross Inlet Road.

Lucas Perkins lived in the home and was named by police as a person of interest in the case.

Eugene NBC affiliate KMTR reports he was arrested by U.S. Marshals today after a news viewer spotted him in a Seattle movie theater last night and tipped off police.

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