Area Briefs

Creswell resident dies from stabbing

CRESWELL – A Creswell resident died after being stabbed by his girlfriend’s ex-husband on Aug. 5 on Cloverdale Road. 

Deputy and medic attempts to revive Justin Wayne Gardner, 49, of Creswell, on the scene were unsuccessful. 

Around 1:05 a.m., the Lane County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call that someone had been stabbed at a residence in the 84000 block of Cloverdale Road. The caller advised that her ex-husband had stabbed her boyfriend before departing the location on foot. 

An extensive area search . . .