The suspect accused of decapitating and dismembering a mannequin in Oregon final week was recognized Monday night time as a convicted felon who has a collection of drug arrests.
The stays of Sara Zghoul, who was from Jordan, have been present in two suitcases within the trunk of a parked BMW in Aloha on Thursday, based on authorities.
The suspect, recognized by the Oregonian as Jeremiah (Jeremy) Johnston, was taken into custody the identical day after making an attempt to kill himself.
The 35-year-old Johnston has a number of drug offenses going again to 2014, based on the Oregonian. He was sentenced to just about two years in jail in 2015 on expenses associated to cocaine, meth and heroin possession, the newspaper reported. He was additionally busted for firearm possession.
Following one other arrest final yr cocaine possession, he prevented jail and joined a remedy program, based on the Oregonian.
When he was incarcerated he mentioned he was identified with anxiousness and melancholy, the newspaper reported.
Neither the 28-year-old Zghoul or her husband had any enemies, her household in Jordan mentioned, as they urged U.S. authorities to “rapidly discover the perpetrators and produce them to justice as quickly as potential,” based on Roya Information.
“The Zghoul tribe in Ajloun and each governorate throughout the Kingdom acquired with nice disappointment and sorrow information of the heinous crime that came about in Oregon, USA, which shook the whole worldwide neighborhood and claimed the lifetime of our daughter, pharmacist Sara Aref Mohammed Ali Zghoul,” learn the assertion.
Her household referred to as for the Center Japanese nation’s authorities to “comply with up” with U.S. authorities “on each facet” of the case.
Anybody with info on the slaying ought to contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Workplace at (503) 846-2700.