July 06, 2010 23:10Brian Charles Cole has waived extradition from Idaho. The date for this transfer is not known at this time but will be coordinated between the two jurisdictions involved.
The Portland Police PIO will be available at 1:15 p.m. today at North Precinct for any media interviews concerning this press release. The address for North Precinct is 449 NE Emerson Street.
Last night, Portland Police Homicide Detectives arrested 37-year-old Brian Charles Cole and charged him with one count of Murder in connection with the 2008 homicide of his wife, Heather Dawn Mallory. On Wednesday, June 30, 2010, Portland Police Homicide Detectives were notified by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office that human remains had been found on Bureau of Land Management forest land off Hwy 224, east of Estacada, Oregon. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office assisted the Portland Police in processing the crime scene.
Ms. Mallory was last seen on March 8, 2008 at her home after having an argument with her husband, Brian Cole. Portland Police Homicide Detectives along with the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office have continued to work on this case since Ms. Mallory went missing.
Cole was arrested in Sagle, Idaho and Portland Police Detectives were assisted in the investigation and arrest by the Bonner County Sheriff's Office, the Bonner County Prosecutor's Office, and local law enforcement agencies in Bonner County, Idaho.
Cole is being held in the Bonner County Jail and is awaiting extraction.
Sgt. Pete Simpson