Estacada grocery store stabbing and Colton death investigation are connected.

UPDATE 2:45 p.m. Monday, May 15:

CCSO - Josh Webb Police confirm that Joshua Lee Webb, 36, of Colton, was arrested and booked Monday into the Clackamas County Jail on allegations of murder and attempted murder.

Webb accused of killing his mother, Tina Marie Webb, 59, at the home they shared on Elwood Road in Colton, on Sunday, May 14, said the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office in a news release.


Police are investigating the murder of a Colton woman whose death was reported Sunday afternoon.

Police were called to Colton at about 2:35 p.m. Sunday, May 14, after someone reported finding a woman who appeared to be dead inside a home on the 25000 block of Elwood Drive. Multiple agencies responded and found a woman dead on the scene.

Molalla and state police, as well as the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team and Clackamas County Sheriff's office detectives arrived at the scene. The investigation is still underway.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office is conducting an autopsy on the victim. Police are not releasing that victim's name at this time.

Just a half hour earlier, police had been called to an Estacada grocery store where man who allegedly stabbed a person inside the Thriftway store Sunday is believed to be connected to the death of the Colton woman, according to Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

A 911 caller told deputies the man walked into Harvest Market Thriftway on South Broadway around 2:15 p.m. and was reportedly "covered in blood" and holding "a knife and what looked like a human head."

The man reportedly stabbed a store employee, according to deputies. The victim was flown to Emanuel Legacy Medical Center with critical injuries. The suspect was taken into custody after store employees held him down.

Deputies reported Monday morning that the suspect is in stable condition at the hospital. He is tentatively scheduled to be transported to Clackamas County Jail later today (Monday). Police will release the suspect's name and booking photo after he is lodged.

Sheriff's deputies say both incidents are connected and there is no threat to the public. Molalla and

No further detail are being released at this time. The news will be updated as information is made available.

Anyone with information on the incident should call 503-630-7712.

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