LA woman sought in homicide arrested in Oregon

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Associated Press

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 11:32 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police arrested a 24-year-old woman accused of killing her mother in Los Angeles.

Sgt. Gregg Hastings says troopers arrested Laura Purviance early Friday at an Interstate 5 rest stop near Medford, and Los Angeles police detectives were traveling to southern Oregon to continue the investigation.

Los Angeles police say the woman's mother, 61-year-old Caroline Sue Purviance, was fatally shot Thursday night.

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