BEND, OR -- A Bend-area woman accused of murder is now at the Deschutes County Jail. Joanna Kasner had been in police custody at St. Charles Bend since the Wednesday homicide. She’s accused of shooting 58-year-old Valerie Peterson, who died outside Kasner’s home on McGrath Road.
The Sheriff’s Office has not said why she was hospitalized. She was transported to the jail Sunday afternoon, where she’s being held without bail on one count of murder. Kasner is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday afternoon.