PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Police Bureau said a woman intentionally ran over and killed her husband Friday night in a grocery store parking lot in North Portland.
Tera Harris, 49, was arrested and booked at the Multnomah County Jail on charges that include second-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon, both with domestic violence enhancements, KGW8 reported.
Responding officers found a man under a vehicle in the Fred Meyer parking lot off North Lombard Street and Ida Avenue. Authorities later identified the man as Thurston Harris, the husband of Tera Harris.
Thurston Harris (Portland Police Bureau)
Portland Fire and Rescue reported to the scene where they removed Thurston Harris from beneath the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The state medical examiner conducted an autopsy and determined that Thurston Harris, 48, died from blunt force trauma to the torso and ruled his death a homicide, according to KPTV.
Consequently, Tera Harris has been charged with second-degree domestic violence murder, and domestic violence unlawful use of a weapon.