Sacto 9-1-1
October 26, 2011
Pollock Pines man suspect in killing of brother, sister-in-law

El Dorado County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man suspected by Oregon authorities of killing of his brother and sister-in-law.

Gary L. Goins, 58, of Pollock Pines was arrested Tuesday at 1 p.m. at a gas station in the 4700 block of Sly Park Road by El Dorado deputies who were acting on information provided by Josephine County Sheriff's detectives in Grants Pass.

El Dorado deputies first checked for Goins at a Pollock Pines residence. When he could not be found at the home, deputies searched for his vehicle, which was found at the gas station.

Deputies saw Goins coming out of the station mini-mart, ordered him to the ground and took him into custody. He was then booked into county jail in Placerville.

The Josephine County Sheriff's department said he is suspected of aggravated murder for the shooting deaths of his brother Dennis Goins and his brother's wife Susan Goins.

Josephine County detectives continue to investigate this case and are working with the Oregon State Police Forensic Services department and the Josephine County District Attorney's office.

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