Woman Found Dead in Silverton Home | 101 KXL

Woman Found Dead in Silverton Home

Written by Christina Kemp on August 31, 2014

SILVERON, Ore. – A woman was found dead in her Silverton home after a shooting Saturday afternoon. Police arrived to Olson Road and found 50-year-old Cassandra Wagner dead inside the home.

A SWAT team and an airplane searched the whole neighborhood until late last night.  Police learned the suspect, 43-year-old Jason Down ended up in a Portland hospital. He was injured overnight. Chief of Police in Silverton Jeff Fossholm says they don’t know how he got hurt.


A homicide investigation has started. This is the second Silverton murder in less than a year on the same block of country road.

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