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Arrests made in West Eugene double-homicide

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In an update to a story we reported on last week, two Eugene men have been arrested for a double homicide on the city’s west side.

Eugene Police say 24-year-old Vaughn Pierre Derry Junior and 24-year-old Dejuan Debrail Stevens are now in custody. Both are charged with two counts of murder in the 1st degree, and one count of robbery in the 1st degree, from a violent incident last week.

At 11:14pm on January 19, police officers responded to reports of shots fired at a residence on the 2800 block of West 18th Avenue.

Two people died from gunshot wounds. They’ve been identified as 20-year-old Breanna Dapron, and 31-year-old Dylan Wayne George.

Brian Bull joined the KLCC News Team in June 2016. In his 25+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (19 regional), the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.
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