Bulletin Staff Report

Police have arrested a suspect in the death of a woman at an east Bend apartment complex Saturday.

Alan Peter Porciello, 36, of Bend, was lodged in the Deschutes County jail on suspicion of first-degree manslaughter and unlawful use of a weapon. Police identified the victim as 37-year-old Jenny Lynn Cashwell, of Bend.

The Bend Police Department and Oregon State Police started investigating a homicide at the Cedar West apartment complex at 825 NE Wyatt Way, near Costco, after a woman was reported dead at 3:45 p.m. Saturday by a man who called 911, according to Bend Police.

Investigators began speaking to a man who was on the scene when police arrived, Bend Police Lt. Jason Maniscalco said.

Investigators were assisted by the Oregon State Police Crime Lab and the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office.

The investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released as it progresses, police said.