Oregon police: Body of missing woman found; man arrested for aggravated murder

GRESHAM, Ore. - Police in the east Portland suburb of Gresham, Ore., say they have found the body of a young woman who vanished Tuesday on her way to work and have arrested a neighbor for investigation of aggravated murder.

Police Chief Craig Junginger said late Friday night that searchers found the body of 21-year-old Whitney Heichel  on a forested mountain east of Gresham.

Police arrested 24-year-old Jonathan Daniel Holt, of Gresham, on a charge of aggravated murder after a series of interviews with Holt.

Police said they received information that led them to Holt, who they said was an acquaintance of Whitney and her husband, Clint. Police also said that he lived in the same apartment complex as the couple.


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