Sunday, May 06, 2012

Second Victim Identified In Seaside Double Homicide


Seaside Police have identified the second victim of in
Thursday’s double homicide as Guy C. Phillips, age 53 of Seaside.

The investigation indicates Phillips moved to Seaside from the Portland area on May 1st.

Autopsies were completed on both Laura Foster and Guy
Phillips on Sunday. Both victims died as a result of blunt force trauma to the

The preliminary investigation indicates Laura Foster and Guy Phillips were
long time friends.

The Seaside Police along with the Clatsop County Major
Crime completed their search of the residence on 10 Avenue on Saturday as well
as searching the Toyota Scion driven by the Marcus Foster when he was stopped by a
Clatsop County uniformed deputy and arrested.

Investigators believe the murder weapon was an aluminum baseball bat recovered during Saturday’s search of the residence.

The Gold Toyota Camry owned by Phillips was also located
Saturday and investigators have determined it is not directly related to events
leading up to the homicide.

Marcus Foster remains in the Clatsop County Jail on two
charges of aggravated murder and is awaiting arraignment on Monday.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to
call the Seaside Police Department at 503-738-6311 or Crime Tip line at

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