Tualatin police arrest suspect in killing of woman

Garth Beams. (Photo: Washington County Sheriff's Office)

Police have arrested a man in the killing of a 74-year-old woman Thursday.

Officers responded to a report of an assault on Southwest 72nd Avenue and Sagert Street around 4:15 p.m. They found the victim in the home.

She was taken to OHSU where she died.

Officers arrested 47-year-old Garth Beams. He’s been taken to the Washington County Jail where he faces a murder charge.

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