Joshua Lee Webb has been accused of stabbing a grocery store employee in Estacada, Oregon this past Sunday after killing his own mother and decapitating her body. it is said that after killing her, he took the severed head in his hand and entered a grocery store a couple of miles away from his home.
Latest reports suggest that police officials arrested him in the attack and have sent him to a prison. The accused who is the resident of Colton attacked an employee of Estacada Harvest Market Thriftway.
Later police officials discovered the body of his mother, 59-year-old Tina Marie Webb, on Mother’s Day. The unfortunate murder and the subsequent attack on the worker at the grocery store left the entire town shell-shocked.
Estacada with a population of merely over three thousand people is not known to be crime infested. This is the reason that the gory incident has shattered the people and shocked them from inside out. Authorities claim that Sandy Police and deputies from the Clackamas County Sheriffs Department responded to a 9-1-1 call at about 2:15 p.m. on Sunday from the grocery store where the alleged killer came carrying a severed human head.
Authorities claim that when the killer entered the shop he was covered in blood and was carrying a long 8-inch knife in one hand and clutching a human head in another.
He attacked a long time grocery store employee Michael Wagner with his knife stabbing him at least seven times. Thankfully Wagner got the support from fellow workers at the store who overpowered him and called 911.
Authorities claim that around the time when they received 911 call from the grocery storey, they also got a call from Colton reporting the killing of a middle-aged woman. Deputies from Oregon State Police and the Molalla Police Department found the woman, Webb’s mother Tina, decapitated their home.
The killer’s father told David told the media that he has been shocked by what happened. “My wife was wonderful…I’ve been married to her for almost 41 years. Joshua was our son. I never saw a problem. Evidently there was one. I don’t know. I start crying every time I think about it” he said.