Suspect in Bizarre Murder Case Arrested


Eugene OR – At approximately 8:17 pm August 31, 2014 Lane County Sheriffs booked Buddy E. Valentine into the Lane County Jail on the following charges:

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Charges: Murder, Assault 1st Deg, Arson 1st Deg, Burglary 2nd Deg, Fugitive From Another State (Calif)

Name: Buddy E Valentine
Booking: August 31, 2014
Facility: Lane County Jail
Arresting Agency: Lane County Sheriff

Yachats OR – On August 26th, 2014, at approximately 1132 hours, Lane County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an assault located at 95637 Hwy. 101 in Yachats.

Herbert Purol reported being struck multiple times with an object/s and doused in lighter fluid by his roommate, Buddy Valentine, as Purol sat in his living room listening to music. Purol was transported by ambulance to Peace Harbor hospital and then later to Riverbend Hospital for multiple injuries and his prognosis is unknown at this time. A photograph of the suspect is included below. If you see Buddy Valentine please call 911 immediately.

SUSPECT: Valentine, Buddy E 02-18-52

Also Known As: McArthur, Byron Mathew, McArthur, Byrom Mathew, Valentine, Buddy Eric and variations in the spelling of the previous listed names.

Buddy E. Valentine

The case is being investigated by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division. No further information is available as the investigation is on-going.

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