Steven Blaylock's Bizarre Statement | Bent | Bend | The Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon
The Source Weekly’s reporting is made possible by the power of your support. Be a part of it!
Pin It

Steven Blaylock's Bizarre Statement 

At his sentencing, convicted murderer Steven Blaylock explained why he dumped his wife's body in a river.

The story of Steven Blaylock, the man convicted recently of killing his wife last year and then dumping her body in the North Santiam River, got even weirder today during his sentencing hearing.

Blaylock was ultimately sentenced by county circuit Judge Michael Adler to life in prison and is not eligible for parole for 25 years. But it was Blaylock's statement before the sentencing that really stuck out.

Local news station KTVZ reported that Blaylock, expressing little remorse, attempted to justify his reasons for dumping the body of his wife, Lori Blaylock, into the river.

Here's KTVZ's account of his statement:

"She made the comment, 'Instead of being stuck in the ground, if I can't have my ashes spread in space, if I can't go to sea, I would rather feed my friends, the fish," he said.

"I'm not trying to justify my actions here, about what I'm about to say," Blaylock said, "but this was no preconceived -- it's what happened. It's what I did.

"I'm very sorry. If I could change what happened that day, I would."

Read the rest here:

According to the KTVZ reports, Blaylock's sister stormed out of the courtroom during the statement. And you can understand why.

Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu
Outdoor Yoga Flow Classes

Outdoor Yoga Flow Classes - Free Spirit Yoga + Fitness + Play

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Continues through Sept. 11
Submitting an event is free and easy.

Newsletter Signup

Get Central Oregon daily news
directly in your inbox

Get Social

Latest in Bent

More by The Source Staff

Want to advertise with us?

For info on print and digital advertising, >> Click Here

© 2022 LAY IT OUT INC | 704 NW GEORGIA AVE, BEND, OREGON 97703  |   Privacy Policy

Website powered by Foundation