Woman killed, two children injured in stabbing in Umatilla Co., - KPTV - FOX 12

Woman killed, two children injured in stabbing in Umatilla Co., suspect arrested

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A 26-year-old man was arrested for homicide after a stabbing in Milton-Freewater involving a woman and two kids on Thursday, according to Oregon State Police.

OSP said they responded to a stabbing at a home in the 300 block of Northeast 13th Avenue in Milton-Freewater around 10:20 a.m.

Officers found Maria Villegas, 24, Oscar Villegas Garcia, 26, a two-year-old boy and a four-year-old girl suffering from stab and cut wounds. 

Villegas suffered stab wounds and died at St. Mary's Hospital.

The four-year-old girl was taken by air ambulance to Sacred Heart Hospital. The two-year-old boy was treated at St. Mary's.

OSP said Villegas Garcia suffered serious cuts wounds that are believed to be self-inflicted.

Villegas Garcia was treated and released from St. Mary's Hospital.

Once he was released, Villegas Garcia was taken into custody by the Walla Walla Police Department and booked into the Walla Walla County Jail.

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