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Sheriff’s office identifies suspect in Aloha woman’s murder

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Jeremiah Johnston booking photo (Washington Co. Jail) Jeremiah Johnston booking photo (Washington Co. Jail)
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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man accused of killing an Aloha woman last week.

Deputies said 35-year-old Jeremiah Johnston of Aloha is being held in the Washington County Jail without bail. He faces charges of homicide and abuse of a corpse.

Johnston was taken into custody Thursday after a neighbor heard him screaming for help in an area behind the neighbor’s home.

Detectives then discovered the body of 28-year-old Sara Zghoul in a vehicle near Southwest Sarala Street and Hargis Road.

MORE: Family of Aloha woman found killed in car remembers her as a ‘beautiful soul’

Johnston is scheduled to be arraigned in Washington County on Thursday.

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