Ore. man, 77, found dead; 1 arrest



SHERIDAN, Ore. (AP) — Yamhill County sheriff’s officers say they’ve arrested a 40-year-old Sheridan, Ore., man for investigation of murder in the death of a 77-year-old man.

Sheriff Jack Crabtree said Xavier Wolfgang was arrested Thursday. He was scheduled for arraignment Friday.

On Wednesday evening, deputies went to a home in Sheridan, southwest of Portland, to check on property owner Walter Adelman, who was remodeling the home. His daughter had told the sheriff’s office she was concerned because she had not heard from him for a few days.

Deputies found Adelman’s vehicle and talked with Wolfgang, who told them he was caring for the property and that Adelman was not there. Deputies kept looking and found Adelman dead in an outbuilding.

An autopsy is scheduled Friday.