Manhunt Underway for Man Suspected of Killing Kathryn Mulbach

Police are searching across the country for a man suspecting of killing a young woman found dead in Powell Butte Nature Park.   Jennifer Keller is grieving her sister, 27 year old Kathryn Mulbach, telling our news partner KGW, “She loved her children so much.   She was funny.”

Mulbach’s body was discovered in the nature park on December 9th.

 A nationwide manhunt is underway for Mulbach’s 43 year old  boyfriend, Jose Caraballo, he faces second degree murder charges, related to domestic violence.    Keller is pleading to him in this message: “We want you to turn yourself in.”

Caraballo faces a second degree murder charge.  Police believe he’s left the Portland area by now. Keller says there were signs that the relationship was not healthy after they moved to Oregon from California in 2020.

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