Deputies: Man arrested for 2015 murder of Woodburn woman

Saul Octavio Morales, jail booking photo. (Courtesy: Marion County Sheriff's Office)

Marion County Sheriff's Office announced on Thursday that they arrested a 28-year-old man for the 2015 murder of a Woodburn woman.

Prosecutors from the Marion County District Attorney's Office announced the indictment of Saul Octavio Morales for the crime of aggravated murder.

MCSO said Morales is the primary suspect in the death of Brenda Bautista, 36.

Bautista's body was found by a passerby in October 2015. An autopsy revealed Bautista died of multiple gun shot wounds.

Morales was transferred to the Marion County Jail from the Oregon Department of Corrections where he is serving a sentence on an unrelated charge. He is being held without bail.

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