Oregon woman arrested in daughter death



PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman accused of strangling her 11-year-old daughter has been arrested and charged with murder.

The Oregonian reports that 38-year-old Kristina Buckley was arrested Wednesday after she was released from medical care following the June 2 death of her daughter, Cecilia Buckley, at their home in suburban Sherwood.

According to court records, police responding to a report of an injured child found Kristina Buckley locked in a bathroom inside the home, holding a kitchen knife with self-inflicted cuts to her wrists and neck.

Her husband had just arrived home and was trying to revive their daughter.

Kristina Buckley was being held without bail at the Washington County Jail in Hillsboro. The district attorney’s office said a defense lawyer would be assigned at a Thursday afternoon court hearing.


Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com