Incident: Investigation Leads to Capture of Homicide Suspects in
Corvallis & Colorado
Location: 6100 block Graystone Loop
Case Number: 22-7357
Date/Time: Incident: October 4th,2022 @ 10:53 PM
More Information: Public Information Coordinator |
Completed By:Lieutenant George Crolly

Cayden Reed Torkelson22-year-old male | Springfield Oregon

Ryan Joseph Anthony Bell19-year-old male | Eugene, Oregon
Anthony Freeman 18-year-old male | Eugene, Oregon
Juvenile Suspect 17-year-old male | Eugene, Oregon

On October 4th, 2022, at 10:53 PM Springfield Police Department Patrol Officers responded to the 6100 block of Graystone Loop in Springfield regarding a male victim, Torkelson, who had a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital, but later succumbed to his injures.
Springfield Police Department Detectives were called to the scene and located evidence that indicated that the victim’s death was a homicide. They worked endlessly throughout the next several days and were able to identify three suspects involved.
On October 5th, 2022, the Juvenile Suspect was located in Corvallis, Oregon and apprehended. The Juvenile remains in custody. Information was learned through interviews and investigation that the additional two suspects, Freeman & Bell, fled the state. Working with multiple agencies, detectives were able to confirm that Freeman and Bell had fled to Denver, Colorado. On October10th, 2022 the two suspects were contacted by Denver Police and again attempted to flee, this time on foot, but were captured blocks away without incident. Springfield Police Detectives travelled to Denver and worked with Detectives there to continue the investigation. At this point,the investigation is ongoing. If any member of the public has information regarding this case, they are being asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at (541) 726-3721.

All three suspects are being held on charges involving the crimes of Murder II and Robbery I. The two suspects currently in custody in Colorado will be held pending extradition.