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Oen Evan Nicholson biography: 10 things about Encinitas, California man

Oen Evan Nicholson is a white man accused of killing Charles Simms Nicholson, 83, Anthony Oyster, 74, and Jennifer L. Davidson, 47, and critically injuring Oysters’s wife Linda Oyster, then 73, on June 20, 2021. Here are 10 more things about Oen:

  1. He is Charles’ son. (a)
  2. He and his father used to live in Encinitas, San Diego County, California, United States. (b) (c) (d)
  3. He and his father both moved from California to Oregon, USA. Aside from Encinitas, Charles lived in other parts of California including Bakersfield, San Diego and Santee before moving to Oregon in 2019. (b) (c) (d)
  4. In October 2020, he moved to North Bend, Coos County, Oregon. (b) (d)
  5. On June 18, 2021, he allegedly killed Charles inside a trailer at a recreational vehicle (RV) park outside the Mill Casino in North Bend, struck Anthony and Linda while driving his father’s pickup truck and fled the scene then drove to Herbal Choices Marijuana Dispensary on Sherman Avenue in North Bend where he fatally shot Davidson. He abandoned the car after crashing it in Noti, Lane County, Oregon then forced a female stranger named Laura Johnson, then 34, at gunpoint to drive him from Springfield, Lane County to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA in her black Honda CR-V. (a) (b) (e)
  6. On June 20, 2021, he and Johnson arrived in Milwaukee. She persuaded him to let her go and stop running from police. At around 6:00 a.m. that day, he turned himself in to police in Wisconsin. (a) (b) (e)
  7. For the deaths of Charles, Anthony and Davidson and the injuries of Linda on June 18, 2021, he was charged in Coos County with six counts of first-degree murder, one count of second-degree attempted murder, one count of first-degree assault and two counts of failure to perform the duties of a driver to injured persons. (a) (b) (e)
  8. He may face additional charges in Lane County related to the kidnapping of Johnson, who managed to return home safe and unharmed. A Cabela’s employee in Springfield, she was on her lunch break when she was approached by him on June 18, 2021. (a) (b)
  9. He was 30 years old when he was arrested without incident on June 20, 2021. (a)
  10. His bail was set at $7 million. (b)


(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)


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