MEDFORD, Ore. – A woman was taken into custody this weekend north of Medford, arrested for a murder case in Los Angeles.
24-year-old Laura Purviance was arrested at an Interstate-5 rest area 13 miles north of Medford on Friday morning after the Los Angeles Police Department contacted Oregon State Police. She was arrested in connection to the murder of her 61-year-old mother, Caroline Sue Purviance.
The LAPD’s homicide investigation identified Laura Purviance as a suspect in a non-random, domestic violence act committed on Valentine’s Day this year.
She is lodged in the Jackson County Jail.