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Press Release: Arrests in double-homicide

Press Release – Arrests Made in Bridgeport Double Homicide

In the early morning of November 9, 2020, a snowplow driver discovered two bodies on the shoulder of Highway 395, approximately 10 miles north of Bridgeport. The victims, identified as William and Yesenia Larsen, husband and wife, from Burbank, California, had no known connection to Mono County. Due to the unusual circumstances, the deaths were investigated as a double homicide.
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Bradley Kohorst was taken into custody in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday, March 22, 2021

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Cory Spurlock, age 33, arrested for double-homicide

A thorough investigation ensued, which led our Investigators to the determination that several former business associates of the victims were connected to the deaths. The investigation was presented to the Mono County District Attorney’s Office on March 18, 2021, for consideration of filing charges for the deaths of William and Yesenia Larsen. The District Attorney’s Office issued arrest warrants for: Bradley Kohorst, age 35; Cory Spurlock, age 33; and Orit Oged, age 32. Kohorst, Spurlock and Oged all reside in Missoula, Montana.

Bradley Kohorst was taken into custody in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday, March 22, 2021. Cory Spurlock and Orit Oged were arrested in Missoula, Montana, on Thursday, March 25, 2021. All three remain in custody awaiting extradition to Mono County.
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Orit Oged, age 32, arrested for double-homicide

Every member of the Mono County Sheriff’s Office played a part in solving this crime. Our Investigators worked tirelessly to find justice for the families of William and Yesenia Larsen. This investigation proved to be complex and required the assistance of local, state and federal partners. We especially recognize the California Department of Justice – Special Operations Unit, whose guidance and direct support was invaluable.
Many thanks to the following agencies for helping us solve this crime:
  • California DOJ Special Operations Unit
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
  • Burbank Police Department
  • Carson City Sheriff’s Office
  • Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
  • Chico Police Department
  • Missoula Police Department
  • Missoula County Sheriff’s Office
  • Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office
  • Phoenix Police Department
  • Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
  • Mono County District Attorney’s Office
  • Mono County Public Works – Roads
  • Mono County Search and Rescue
  • California Highway Patrol
  • California Bureau of Forensic Services
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • California Department of Transportation

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