Bend Mother Indicted on Murder Charge

Tashina Jordan Scheduled to Appear in Court Wednesday

A Deschutes County grand jury returned a secret indictment Monday, charging 28-year-old Tashina Jordan of Bend, with aggravated murder for intentionally causing the death of her developmentally disabled 7-year-old son. She is scheduled to make her first court appearance Wednesday where she will officially be charged with aggravated murder. Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel said he is still deciding wether or not he will pursue the death penalty in this case.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has details on the most recent developments.


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