Beaverton man, 38, accused of killing roommate

Beaverton man, 38, accused of killing roommate

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Beaverton man stands accused of killing his roommate in the early hours of Monday in Beaverton, police said.

A sign at the Beaver Creek Apartments in Beaverton, August 30, 2021 (KOIN)

James A. Dewhurst was arrested after police were called to the Beaver Creek Apartments shortly before 3 a.m., officials said. Officers made contact with Dewhurst and once they entered his apartment they found Rocky Harkins, 43, shot to death.

Authorities said they also recovered “multiple firearms” from the scene.

Dewhurst, 38, was taken to the Washington County Jail and is being held on 2nd-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

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