No drugs or alcohol affected killer of Linfield College student, tests show

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Tony Hernandez
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Friday, January 9, 2015
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Toxicology reports on Joventino Bermudez-Arenas showed no signs of drugs or alcohol...

On Nov. 15, Bermudez-Arenas was shot and killed by three McMinnville police officers outside a 7-Eleven where he earlier had fatally stabbed Linfield College student-athlete Parker Moore. Bermudez-Arenas had just returned to the 7-Eleven near his home to surrender to police, his family said.

An investigation later determined that Bermudez-Arenas had stabbed Moore, who played on the Linfield College football team, apparently without reason....

Berry, in a news conference last month, said Bermudez-Arenas entered a convenience store holding a knife. The man walked directly to Moore and stabbed the 20-year-old multiple times in the chest before fleeing the scene.

Minutes later, Bermudez-Arenas returned to the scene after telling his family that he wanted to turn himself into police...

Police gave multiple commands to drop the knife in English. Seconds later, Bermudez-Arenas was shot after taking a step toward officers.

The stabbing and the incident was caught on video from cameras in the store and in police vehicles...