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The skeletal remains of Malina Lynn Nickel, 29, have been identified.  Nickel’s body was found in November 2019, a few days after the body of Destiny Ann Finch, 20,  was found on Highway 227.

Shane Ryan Michael Wayman, 21, has been arrested in connection with the murders.  According to KDRV, Finch’s family called the police after she had not been heard from.  When the police went to the home, they believe an assault had happened at the home.  They found Wayman, walking along the freeway and a few hours later the body of Finch.  A few days later Nickel’s body was found, but a positive identification was not made till now.

Destiny Finch

In court Wayman, confessed to the murders of Finch and Nickel, but rescinded that statement after a Judge, pointed out the seriousness of the statement and he had no attorney.  Nickel went missing back in 2016.  Nickel’s Facebook page showed that she was Wayman’s aunt and that he was her roommate.

“Detectives would like to hear from anyone who may have video footage that could assist in the investigation,” the sheriff’s dept said. “They are specifically looking for footage of the following roadways: Highway 62 from mile marker 18 to Highway 230; Highway 227 between Highway 62 and the Douglas County line; Highway 230 between Highway 62 and Highway 138.

“Anyone with video cameras in those areas, or any other information about the case, can call the JCSO tip line at (541) 770-8333.”

Original Story:  Malina Lynn Nickel, 29, is a missing person from Oregon.  She has been missing from Shady Cove, Oregon since Nov. 23, 2016.  She did not show up for work after the holidays and her purse and keys were found at her home and her car was found at a nearby post office.

investigators are interested in learning the identity of a man who was seen near Nickel’s white 2002 Ford Escape the day she disappeared outside the Trail post office, reports The Tribune .

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding her. Malina is 5’2”, 105 lbs., hazel eyes, and blonde hair.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Nickel, please message, call, or TEXT, Crime Stoppers of Southern Oregon at 1-800-850-0580 and refer to case number KTVL 071117.

Malina Nickel

Depending on the case and the information given, Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and filing of charges. Callers can remain anonymous. The reward is sponsored by Rogue Credit Union. #bringmalinahome

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