Autopsy: Ore bartender died of stab wounds



CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (AP) — An autopsy has determined that a 32-year-old bartender from Central Point died of multiple stab wounds, while her former boyfriend was arraigned on a murder charge.

The Medford Mail Tribune ( reports the medical examiner’s office reported its findings, and 36-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Wheeler was arraigned Tuesday on the charge that could bring a sentence of 25 years to life.

Wheeler is accused of killing Jessica Bethany, whose body was found Sunday in her apartment. She worked at a bar in nearby Medford.

The paper reports that Wheeler and Bethany have a 1-year-old daughter and children from previous relationships.


Information from: Mail Tribune,