No decapitation suspect ID from physical evidence



ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — None of the physical evidence analyzed by crime labs is pointing to a specific suspect in the slaying of a young man killed and nearly decapitated while walking along a popular bike path in Ashland.

The Daily Tidings newspaper ( ) reports Friday that evidence coming back to Ashland police has helped them understand better what happened to David Grubbs.

Police Chief Terry Holderness says the evidence has helped them cross people off their list, but is not pointing to a specific suspect.

Holderness says they are still waiting for results from a forensic anthropologist from Pennsylvania who was called in to help.

The anthropologist has said if a specific blade is identified, he may be able to match it to cut marks left in bone.


Information from: The Ashland Daily Tidings,