Sand Lake park homicide suspect caught


TCSO says public no longer in danger after capture of Brandon Jose Zavala-Satalich

POTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office said it has captured Saturday morning’s Sand Lake park homicide suspect.

Brandon Jose Zavala-Satalich, of Clackamas, was found within a few miles of Sand Lake Recreation Area around noon, according to TCSO. The 19-year-old is suspected of killing a person at the park earlier in the day.

The circumstances of the attack were not immediately known.

During the investigation, authorities had closed the park and turned away vehicles. TCSO said earlier the park would remain closed throughout the investigation.

“No injuries to officers or the suspect were reported,” TCSO said Saturday. “There are no other suspects and the public is no longer in danger in relation to this incident.”

This is a developing story.

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