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Four Cave Junction Men Arrested for Murder in Connection to Structure Fire in January - 11/26/19

On January 15, 2019 Oregon State Police and emergency workers responded to structure fire in Cave Junction where Donald Thomas was found deceased inside the residence. As a result of the investigation, the following persons were arrested and lodged (at the Josephine County Jail):

  1. Justin Mason (age 29 from Cave Junction)
    • Felony Murder x2
    • Arson 1
    • Burglary 1
  2. Dakota Crow  (age 24 from Cave Junction)
    • Felony Murder x2
    • Arson 1
    • Burglary 1
  3. Kenny Webb (age 35 from Cave Junction)
    • Aggravated Murder x2
    • Arson 1
    • Burglary 1
  4. Richard Webb (age 37 from Cave Junction)
    • Aggravated Murder x2
    • Arson 1
    • Burglary 1

Kenny and Richard Webb are brothers and all involved were believed to have been friends with the deceased. Below is the original released information.

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OREGON STATE POLICE REQUESTING PUBLIC'S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING SUBJECT INVOLVED IN FATAL ARSON IN CAVE JUNCTION - JOSEPHINE COUNTY


News Release from Oregon State Police
Posted on FlashAlert: January 18th, 2019 12:11 PM

On January 15, 2019, emergency personnel responded to a structure fire at 150 East River St. in Cave Junction.

Emergency personnel located Donald Thomas (65) deceased inside the structure.

Oregon State Police Major Crimes and Arson Detectives are investigating.   A male was seen igniting and throwing a flare at the residence.  Anyone with information related to this fatal fire is requested to contact the Oregon State Police Dispatch at 1-800-442-2068 or *OSP and reference case #SP19-017772

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