Arrest Made in Arson Investigation

WhitehallCRESWELL, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in relation to a fatal fire in Creswell on July 16, 2014.

Deputies arrested Eugene Whitehall, 42, following an arson investigation into a house fire on Bryant Road in Creswell. Investigators found two bodies at the scene. The two victims were identified as Dennis Michael Kelly, 65, of Creswell, and Carl Robb McFarland, 69, of Creswell.

Whitehall faces to two counts of aggravated Murder and arson in the first degree. He is scheduled to appear in court at 1:30 p.m. in Wednesday.

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