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News Release
Forest Grove Police Arrest Suspect in 2018 Homicide. - 01/10/20

On January 9, 2020 Andrea Tijerina, age 26, was arrested and charged with murder and robbery for her connection to the death of Cynthia Belton in 2018.

Cythina was living at the College Place Apartments when a neighbor called to check on her welfare. It was then, police discovered her body.   Another suspect, Kamen Baer, was also arrested in connection to Cynthia’s death early on in the investigation.

The Forest Grove Police were assisted by members from the Washington County Major Crimes Team.

Tijerina should be arraigned sometime today on her charges. 

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