MENU
component-ddb-728x90-v1-01-desktop

Murder suspect from Umatilla dairy farm shooting extradited to Oregon court

The 52-year-old was arrested at the Clover Island Inn in Kennewick.

A murder suspect accused of shooting a man while he was driving a tractor on a dairy farm appeared in Benton County Court Wednesday.

Deciderio Cortez Vargas was taken into custody from the Clover Island Inn Tuesday. Cortez Vargas is accused of shooting 35-year-old Renee Luiz-Antonio at the Umapine Creamery.

Umatilla County Sheriff says they believe there was a lengthy dispute between Luiz-Antonio and another employee at the dairy farm.

Cortez Vargas was issued a waiver of extradition. He will remain in custody and continue his court appearances in Oregon.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off

Trending