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Police investigating homicide in Tillamook

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Jared Armitage, jail booking photo Jared Armitage, jail booking photo
TILLAMOOK, OR (KPTV) -

Police on Sunday are investigating a homicide in Tillamook. 

At about 2:30 p.m., Tillamook Police responded to a disturbance at a home on Cedar Avenue near 1st Street. When officers arrived, they discovered the resident, 49-year-old John M. Armitage, deceased. 

Police say a short time later, the victim’s brother, 42-year-old Jared Armitage, was contacted by officers and taken into custody at the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office, where he had gone to report the incident. 

The sheriff’s office says Jared Armitage was booked into the Tillamook County Jail on one count of murder. 

The investigation is continuing, and no further information was released.   

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