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Whitney Heichel Barista Murder: Wife of suspected killer Jonathan Holt files for divorce

Jonathan Holt Clackamas County Jail via KOIN

Jonathan Holt, above, is accused of killing Whitney Heichel.
Clackamas County Jail via KOIN

(CBS) OREGON CITY, Ore. - The wife of Jonathan Holt, the Oregon man charged with killing 21-year-old barista Whitney Heichel over two weeks ago, has filed for divorce citing "irreconcilable differences," The Oregonian reports.

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According to the paper, Multnomah County court records show that 24-year-old Amanda Holt requested the separation from her husband of two years on Friday.

Jonathan Holt, 25, allegedly confessed to Oregon State Police that about five minutes after getting into Heichel's car on Oct. 16, he pulled a gun on her, had her drive to a nearby area called Roslyn Lake, forced her to perform oral sex on him, and then shot her.

During a brief court appearance Friday, Holt, was indicted on charges of kidnap, robbery and sodomy. He was charged earlier with aggravated murder.

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