Suspect in Breauna White slaying captured in Texas


Henry Brogdon faces 2nd Degree Murder, Unlawful Use of Weapon

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police in Texas have captured the man accused of killing TriMet driver Breauna White earlier this month.

Henry Brogdon was arrested by the United States Marshal’s Service in Tyler, Texas Friday and subsequently booked into the Smith County Jail, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

Brogdon faces charges of Murder in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon for his alleged role in White’s slaying.

Officers found the 30-year-old mother shot to death inside an apartment on Wednesday, May 5 following reports of gunfire near N Willamette Boulevard and N Charleston Avenue. 

Breauna White was shot and killed in Portland’s Cathedral Park neighborhood, May 5, 2021. (PPB)

GoFundMe page to raise money for a memorial bench for her was set up shortly after her death. 

White’s killing was the 28th homicide in Portland in 2021.

Officials said an extradition proceeding for Brogdon is expected.

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