August 31, 2013
Rob Patridge, District Attorney
Klamath County District Attorney's Office
On Monday, August 26, 2013, the Klamath County Major Crime Team was activated to investigate the death of Cheng Sio Saechao, age 28. The investigation is active.
On August 28, the Major Crime Team identified James Collins, age 32, as a person of interest and requested the public's help in locating him. The Major Crime Team has contacted Collins and no longer needs the public's help. Collins is being held at the Klamath County Jail on charges not related to the Saechao investigation. Collins continues to be a person of interest in the investigation.
The Klamath County Major Crime Team is comprised of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office, Klamath Falls Police Department, Oregon State Police, Klamath County Community Corrections, and Klamath County District Attorney's Office.