Paul Sanelle guilty in beating death of girlfriend

Paul Sanelle guilty in beating death of girlfriend

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by KGW.com Staff

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Posted on November 9, 2013 at 1:39 PM

HILLSBORO, Ore. – A jury in Hillsboro found 34-year-old Paul Joseph Sanelle guilty in the beating death of his girlfriend.

Sanelle was arrested for the April killing the woman, who was found unconscious in their apartment.

The 26-year-old victim lived Sanelle and another woman in an apartment in the 15800 block of NW West Union Road, according to Sgt. Bob Ray of the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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She was immediately taken to a nearby hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

"It appears that (she) was the victim of domestic abuse and that she was assaulted over a period of time, and ultimately died of her injuries," Ray said.

Sentencing was set for Nov. 15.

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