4th person arrested in Ore. attempted murder case



ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — A fourth person has been arrested in an eastern Oregon attempted murder case that began with a custody dispute.

The Ontario Argus Observer reports (http://bit.ly/K9jE6L ) that Idaho State Police have arrested 42-year-old Todd Mulvaine of Weiser, Idaho, for investigation of attempted murder. He was taken Monday evening to the Payette County Jail.

Mulvaine was arrested in the case of 19-year-old Ramon Fry.

Malheur County, Ore., District Attorney Dan Norris says Fry was shot and wounded Feb. 29 after he returned his child to the Ontario, Ore., home of the child’s grandparents after a visitation. Norris has said there had been a custody dispute involving the child.

The grandparents, 61-year-old Lester Reger and 50-year-old Erlene Reger, pleaded not guilty last month to attempted murder and other charges.

The newspaper says a third person, John Fritz Jr., recently pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge.


Information from: Argus Observer, http://www.argusobserver.com