Man wanted for killing, dismembering NC woman arrested in Oregon

David Godwin (Clatsop County Jail)

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) — Morehead City police confirm that a man wanted for murdering a North Carolina woman has been arrested in Oregon.

RELATED: NC woman beaten, strangled and body dismembered; Suspect on the run

David Isaiah Godwin was wanted in the murder of Wendy Tamagne.

Officers found the body of 37-year-old Tamagne July 5 around 6:30 p.m. at Country Club Apartments.

On Friday, officers released the information that Tamagne was beaten, strangled, stabbed, and her body was dismembered.

Godwin is currently being held in Clatsop County Jail. No date has been given for his extradition to North Carolina and Oregon authorities did not say what led to his arrest.

CBS North Carolina contributed to this report.

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