Police: 4th body linked to Northwest killing spree

Police: 4th body linked to Northwest killing spree
David Joseph Pedersen and Holly Grigsby

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — Police say a fourth body has been linked to a Northwest killing spree that started in Washington state and ended with the arrest of two fugitives in Northern California last week.

Oregon State Police Gregg Hastings said Monday that police in Eureka, Calif., found a man's body in a car on Friday. The man had been shot in the head.

The man identified as 53-year-old Reginald Alan Clark of Eureka (at right).

Hastings says Eureka police believe two fugitives arrested north of Sacramento on Wednesday are linked to the killing.

David Joseph Pedersen and his girlfriend, Holly Grigsby, are suspects in the Washington death of his stepmother and an Oregon teen whose car the couple was driving when they were arrested in California. 

Pedersen's father has been reported missing. An autopsy scheduled for Monday morning on a body found in the father's jeep off a logging road in Linn County has not yet been positively identified.

Police have also identified the scene where 19-year-old Cody Myers was killed. Police believe Myers encountered one or both of the suspects in Newport, Ore.


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