Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm reports that on July 19, 2021, Tennisha Quin Bourne, 34, of Albany was arrested in connection to the murder of Charles Thomas Mooney, 38, of Albany. Investigators determined Bourne, Charles Mooney’s ex-girlfriend, had been involved with his death and warrant was issued for her arrest.  The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested Bourne based on the arrest warrant after responding to her location for an unrelated call.  Bourne is currently being held in the Pierce County Jail for Murder in the Second Degree. The investigation is still ongoing.  Anyone with information regarding the murder of Charles Mooney is asked to contact Detective John Lovik at (541) 967-3950.


Original Press Release (June 3, 2021)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports yesterday morning at 8:49 a.m., dispatch received call of a death on Willoway Drive, west of Albany.  Deputies found Charles Thomas Mooney, 38, deceased.  Linn County Detectives are investigating Mooney’s death as a homicide.   There is no risk to the public.

No further information is being released at this time.  Albany Police Department is assisting in the investigation as part of Linn County’s Major Crimes Team.

Anyone with information about Mooney’s death should contact Detective John Lovik at (541) 967-3950.