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Bend Police arrested a man on charges of second-degree murder for the death of 62-year-old David Hickman, who was found dead in a ditch by the Pacific Pride gas station Thursday.

The suspect was identified as 31-year-old Brian Lee Wynn in a news release sent by the Bend Police Department late Friday night. The release provided no additional information about Wynn, but court records indicate he has previously been charged with several felony and misdemeanor offenses.

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Morgan Owen has been a reporter with the Bend Bulletin since 2023. She moved to Bend as an adult to experience the outdoors with her dog, Moose.

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All the more reason for establishing sanctioned, managed sites for unhoused people to park and camp in safety, It is a fool's errand to willfully avoid taking common sense steps to protect people--but then raise hysterical alarms that blame whole groups of innocent people when horrible crimes like this do occur.

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