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Suspects in Nyssa-area murder accused of robbery, destroying evidence

VALE - Three suspects in the shooting death of a Nyssa-area man are accused of robbing him and attempting to destroy evidence of their crimes, according to court documents.

Salvador Bahena Reyna, 39, was found dead at his home between Nyssa and Ontario on June 19.

Angel Luciano Figueroa, 24, Jose Enrique Rodrigues Correa, 26, and Jasmine Herrera, 21, all of Ontario, were charged last week in Malheur County Circuit Court with first-degree robbery and tampering with evidence, among multiple other charges.

According to indictments, the suspects used or threatened “immediate” physical force on Reyna and used or attempted to use a “deadly weapon” to rob him. The state alleges that a firearm was used in the robbery.

Figueroa and Correa planned the robbery, according to the documents, and agreed to “intentionally cause the death of Salvador Bahena . . .