Ambill Now Lodged In Coos County Jail-Charged With Murder

A man who was being sought by police as a possible material witness in a homicide in North Bend has been returned to Coos County. According to District Attorney Paul Frazier, after a review of the evidence gathered in this investigation, 47-year-old Ronald Wayne Ambill was formally arrested last night for the murder of 61-year-old David Marion Barker. Frazier’s office confirms that Ambill is now lodged at the Coos County jail on the charge of Murder. Barker’s body was discovered on July 17th in a room at the Itty Bitty Inn located on Highway 101 in North Bend. A search for Ambill resumed shortly after and the Coos County Circuit Court issued a material witness warrant for his arrest. Ambill had turned himself in to Lincoln County Authorities and was returned to Coos County last night. The investigation is continuing.

This entry was posted on Thursday, July 19th, 2012 and is filed under Local News, State News.