One in Custody in Fatal Columbia County Shooting Incident PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 March 2009 17:22
Booking photo of Desmond HinesBirkenfeld, Ore. – Investigators in a Columbia County homicide investigation have one suspect in custody.  Desmond W. Hines, 31, Birkenfeld is in custody at the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Charges are pending the results of an ongoing investigation.

Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies and officers from additional police agencies conducting the investigation have identified the deceased as Darrell K. Schoonover, 29, Vernonia.  The case is being investigated as a homicide.

The investigation continues. Additional information will be announced as it becomes available.