Klamath County Court

Johnson pleads guilty to Klamath County homicide

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A Klamath County man is headed to prison for more than six years after pleading guilty to homicide charges. 55-year-old Richard Byron Johnson pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing Benito Devila Sanchez. The shooting happened in January of 2018 …

Fanning changes plea

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A Klamath Falls man is headed to prison for 10 years on sex charges. Corey Elijah Fanning pleaded ‘no contest’ Tuesday to multiple charges including attempted first degree rape. The victim in the case was an 11 year …

Ussing murder trial delayed

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The trial of a Klamath County man facing murder charges that had been scheduled to begin Wednesday has been delayed. Gary Duane Ussing was arrested in August of 2017 for the murder of David Stringer. The incident happened …

Murder trial underway in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore. – A jury heard opening statements Tuesday afternoon in the trial of a Klamath County man charged with murder. Timathy Taylor is accused of shooting and killing Roy Knight in May of 2016 at a remote home on the …

Reyes pleads guilty to murder charges

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Matthew Dean Reyes pleaded ‘guilty’ Tuesday afternoon to murdering a Klamath Falls cab driver. The charges stem from the January 2015 murder of Rickie Aston at a downtown Klamath Falls motel. Police say Aston was beaten to death, …

Hatchard gets 15 years for manslaughter

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A Klamath Falls man was sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection with a fatal shooting. Daryl Dean Hatchard was initially charged with murder for shooting and killing Kameron Stewart. The shooting happened behind Hatchard’s Cannon Avenue …

Klamath Falls rail yard murder trial

Klamath Falls, Ore. – The second day of testimony is complete in the trial of a Klamath Falls man charged with the murder of his rail yard supervisor. Police say James Harold Forshee shot and killed Emery Connor at the Burlington Northern …