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.