Oregon stabbing victims identified; 72-year-old woman killed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old Beaverton woman named Janet Risch was fatally stabbed in Wednesday’s robbery at a Wells Fargo bank branch. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Debra Thompson of Beaverton was critically injured. Beaverton police say both women were attacked by Salvator Martinez-Romero. Police say after Martinez-Romero left the bank he confronted Ian Day in a parking lot, assaulted Day and stole his car. Police say Martinez-Romero drove off and confronted a woman named Martha Bashir in a residential neighborhood, attacking her and stealing her vehicle. Police caught him after he drove her car to Tigard, abandoned it and fled on foot. Day and Bashir were treated at local hospitals. Martinez-Romero was arraigned Thursday on accusations of murder and attempted murder.