S. Ore. woman killed, ex-boyfriend arrested

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CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (AP) -- Police say a Central Point woman has been killed and her former boyfriend arrested on a murder charge.

The Medford Mail Tribune (http://bit.ly/pziSz3) reports that police arrested 36-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Wheeler shortly after the body was found.

The police say 32-year-old Jessica Starr Bethany was found in her apartment Sunday morning. Police say an autopsy will be done this week.

Police Capt. Chuck Newell says the year-old daughter of Wheeler and Bethany is safe with relatives.

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Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/