PRINEVILLE, OR -- The Central Oregon Major Crime Team is investigating a homicide in Crook County. Thursday morning, Crook County Deputies responded to a request to check on a man who lives on Myrtlewood Lane, in the rural Juniper Acres subdivision.
At about 11:30 a.m., they discovered 51-year-old Dennis Stewart deceased on his property, with what were described as suspicious injuries. Investigators are talking with a person of interest, but no arrests have been made; they don’t believe there is any current threat to the public.
The Crook County Sheriff's Office and District Attorney's Office are also involved in the ongoing investigation, along with the Oregon State Police Crime Lab.