Court doc: Man admits to binding, stabbing, leaving woman to die in abandoned building

Matthew Lindsay mug shot courtesy Yamhill County Jail

NEWBERG, Ore. - A man admitted he bound a woman’s wrists, stabbed her and left her in an abandoned commercial paper plant mill to die, according to a probable cause affidavit out of Yamhill County.

The court document says Newberg police officers and Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies responded to the abandoned building at 1301 NE Wynooski Road in Newberg on August 7.

When they arrived, a security guard led them to an abandoned machine shop building where they found an injured woman.

The woman told investigators she was bound, raped, sodomized with a foreign object and stabbed by Matthew Lindsay. She said she knew Lindsay before the attack, the document says.

The woman was taken to the hospital where she gave investigators information about the crime scene, the affidavit says.

Investigators located a knife at the crime scene with what appears to be blood on the blade. They said they found it near a large pool of blood on the cement floor, the document says.

They also found a wallet on the floor of the crime scene. Inside they wallet, they found items with Matthew Lindsay’s name on it, according to the court document.

Investigators located Lindsay in Newberg and took him into custody without incident.

Lindsay confessed to binding the woman’s wrists and stabbing her two times, the document says. He admitted he intended to kill her and that when he left the crime scene he intended for her to die.

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