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February 15, 2019
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Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrests a Rogue River woman on 2 counts of Attempted Murder in the first degree. (Photo)
Julie Denney
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Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrests a Rogue River woman on 2 counts of Attempted Murder in the first degree. (Photo)

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) has arrested a Rogue River woman on 2 counts of Attempted Murder in the first degree.

Just after 10:00 a.m. JCSO received a 911 call via Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon alerting deputies of a woman who was seen in a vehicle attempting to commit suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning.  The caller had also seen a young child in the vehicle with the driver.  The vehicle had fled the scene.

Personnel from JCSO were assisted by the Oregon State Police, and Rogue River Police Department in searching the area.  The vehicle was eventually located. 

Kyla Duncan, 49, of Rogue River, and the minor child were treated at a local hospital for the carbon monoxide.  Duncan was lodged in the Jackson County Jail on 2 counts of Attempted Murder in the first degree.  The child was released to family.

The investigation is ongoing. Further details will be released as appropriate.

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