Death At Powell Butte Nature Park Now Investigated As Murder, Search For Suspect Underway

PORTLAND, Ore. – The death of a woman in Powell Butte Nature Park is now being investigated as a murder.

And a cash reward is offered for information that leads to the arrest of her alleged killer.

Police say 27-year-old Kathryn Muhlbach was found dead Friday.

It’s now believed she was killed by her boyfriend, 43-year-old Jose Caraballo.

A nationwide search has been started to find him.

The cause of death is under investigation.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Detective Jennifer Hertzler [email protected] 503-823-1040 or Detective Joe Corona [email protected] 503-823-0508. Please reference case number 22-326621.

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