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Man killed 21 years after slaying foster parents


ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who more than 20 years ago as a 12-year-old killed his foster parents in a high-profile double murder has been fatally shot.

The Ontario Police Department said the body of 34-year-old Jacob Allen Colman was found in his apartment Tuesday afternoon, and no arrests have been made.

Police Chief Mark Alexander said Colman moved to Ontario in about 2004 and lived alone. He declined to say how many shots were fired.

Colman killed his foster parents, Pete and Janet Read, in Central Oregon in 1992. In a taped interview with police, the 12-year-old boy said he killed them because they made him do his homework.

Colman was released from the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility when he turned 21 in 2000.

His biological father, Richard Colman, said Wednesday that detectives have yet to speak with him about what happened.

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