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Detectives in Douglas County release name of victim in fatal stabbing Friday

22-year-old Lee William Gee of Winston was arrested was arrested and lodged in the Douglas County Jail for criminal homicide following a fatal stabbing in the Tenmile area, June 15, 2018. (Douglas County Sheriff's Office booking photo)

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Detectives have released the name of the victim from Friday's fatal stabbing in the Tenmile area, Douglas County Sheriff's Office reports.

Police say 52 year-old Raymond E. Vallejo of Tenmile died following the incident. Next of kin has been notified.

Detectives are continuing their investigation.

Around 8:50 p.m. Friday, deputies were called to a residence in the 1000-block of Byron Creek Road for a man who had reportedly been stabbed. The victim, Vallejo, was pronounced dead upon police arrival.

The Douglas County Major Crimes Team was activated and investigating the case as a homicide.

A suspect, 22 year-old Lee William Gee of Winston, was arrested and lodged in the Douglas County Jail for criminal homicide.

The Major Crimes Team is comprised of investigators from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Roseburg Police Department, Oregon State Police and the Douglas County District Attorney's Office.

The sheriff's office was assisted at the scene by the Winston Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at (541) 440-4471 or by email dcso.pio@co.douglas.or.us.

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