Sheriff: Man charged with murder after fight, stabbing

Sheriff: Man charged with murder after fight, stabbing
Michael L. Corrie, 34

REEDSPORT, Ore. -- A Reedsport man is in the Douglas County Jail, after the Sheriff's office says he stabbed and killed another man during a fight.

On Saturday at about 7:00 p.m., Reedsport police officers and Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies were called to an apartment complex at 2301 Longwood Drive in Reedsport, for a report of two men who were fighting.

The responding officers found that one of the men had been stabbed and was deceased.

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team was called out and is conducting a homicide investigation.

An autopsy was conducted at the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office on Sunday, and the results are pending.

The Sheriff's office says they arrested Michael L. Corrie, 34, and he was charged by authorities with murder.

The victim’s name will be released at a later date.

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team consists of members of the District Attorney’s Office, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Roseburg Police Department, Oregon State Police, and other local police agencies.