Arrest after houseguest in Bend shot dead

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by Associated Press

kgw.com

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 10:39 AM

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Bend, Ore., say a 32-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a male guest at his home has been arrested for investigation of murder.

According to KTVZ-TV (http://is.gd/tWGbQT ), Lt. Ben Gregory said Luke Anton Wirkkala was arrested Monday evening and held without bail in the early morning death of 31-year-old David Andrew Ryder.

In a statement, Gregory said the two men are known to each other but didn't provide additional details. An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday.

Police arrived at the home at about 2:30 a.m. Monday to find Ryder dead. Gregory said the software engineer was "an invited guest" at the home.

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