Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm reports that today, Pedro Martinez-Carrillo,19, of Independence was arrested in connection to the murder of Hector Cisneros.  Pedro Martinez-Carrillo turned himself into the Linn County Sheriff’s Office where he was lodged in the Linn County Jail on charges of Murder in the Second Degree.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding the murder of Hector Cisneros is asked to contact Detective Colin Pyle at (541) 967-3950.

Original Press Release

Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm reports last night at 10:11 p.m., dispatch received a call that someone had been shot near the 32000 block of Old Highway 34, south of Albany.  When deputies responded, they found Hector Cisneros, 24, from Corvallis, deceased.

The location is a private residence with acreage.  A rodeo-type event with hundreds of people was being held at the location when the disturbance broke out that led to Cisneros death.

Linn County Detectives are investigating Cisneros death as a homicide.   There is no reason to think there is further risk to the public.  No further information is being released at this time.

Linn County Detectives were assisted by the Linn County’s Major Crimes Team with members from the Albany Police Department, Lebanon Police Department and Oregon State Police.  Corvallis Police Department and Benton County Sheriff’s Office also helped with the investigation.

Anyone with information about Cisneros’s death should contact Detective Colin Pyle at (541) 967-3950.