85-year-old woman killed, son arrested

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — A man has been arrested east of Albany after the Linn County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 hang-up call, investigated and discovered his 85-year-old mother had been killed. The Albany Democrat-Herald reports 54-year-old Kris Fiala was arraigned Wednesday in Linn County Circuit Courton charges of second-degree murder and aggravated harassment in the death of Astrid Gladys Fiala. Judge Brendan Kane ordered Fiala be held at the Linn County Jail without bail, as recommended by prosecutor Richard Wijers. Defense attorney Kyla Mazhary-Clark had requested $50,000 bail, noting that Fiala had strong ties to the community, had no history of failing to appear in court and was unemployed and receiving no benefits.