Woman arrested for attempted murder
A Rogue River woman has been arrested on two counts of Attempted Murder in the first degree after she attempted to commit suicide while endangering a child in the process.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call just after 10 a.m. Friday morning, alerting deputies of a woman who was spotted in a car, attempting to commit suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. The caller had also observed a young child in the car with the driver.
The vehicle had fled the scene before law enforcement arrived. Personnel from JCSO were assisted by the Oregon State Police, and Rogue River Police Department in searching the area, and the car was eventually found.
Kyla Duncan, 49, of Rogue River, and the minor child were treated at a local hospital for the carbon monoxide.
Duncan was lodged in the Jackson County Jail on 2 counts of Attempted Murder in the first degree. The child was released to family.
The investigation is ongoing.
This story will be updated as new information becomes available.