Orville Fleming

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Former Cal Fire Battalion Chief Accused Of Murder Faces Victim’s Family In Hearing

The former Cal Fire battalion chief accused of murdering his fiancée will stand trial for the crime.



Murder Victim’s Family Upset Over Former Cal Fire Chief’s Wink During Trial

Sarah Jane Douglas was found stabbed and strangled to death near Elk Grove in the home she shared with Fleming on May 1. Orville Fleming would vanish, only to be found more than two weeks later at a bus stop.



Former Cal Fire Chief Accused Of Killing Fiancée Pleads Not Guilty

The former Cal Fire chief accused of murder has entered a “not guilty” plea at a hearing Monday.



CHP Looks Into Allegations Of Firefighters Had Sex With Woman Later Stabbed To Death

The report, which is so far unsubstantiated, arose during the manhunt for Orville Fleming, a former state battalion chief and training officer who was arrested in connection with the death of the woman, a former escort who became his girlfriend.


Fleming in court

Former Cal Fire Battalion Chief Does Not Enter Plea Again In Murder Case

A former Cal Fire battalion chief who allegedly killed his fiancee did not enter a plea in court on his second appearance before a judge on Tuesday. Instead, the murder case was continued until early July.


Fleming in court

Former Cal Fire Chief Hissed By Family Of Alleged Murder Victim

Trading fire gear for a jail jumpsuit, Orville Fleming was walked into court looking relatively well-groomed after spending more than two weeks hiding out in the brush near where he was last seen.


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Investigators: Orville Fleming Suicidal After Alleged Murder Of Sarah Douglas

The man who spent weeks on the run after allegedly killing his fiancee will make his first court appearance on Tuesday.


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Orville Fleming: How A Murder Suspect Hid In Plain Sight

In his 16 days on the run, Orville Fleming hardly tried to change his appearance.


Orville Fleming mug

Former Fire Chief Accused Of Murder Was Hiding In Plain Sight, Arrested Without Incident

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputies say the 55-year-old has admitted to killing his fiancee Sarah Douglas. He will face a judge on Tuesday.



Murder Suspect Orville Fleming Hiding In Bushes For 16 Days Near Where Truck Was Found

Fleming, 55, had been on the run since May 1. Authorities accuse Fleming of brutally murdering his 26-year-old girlfriend Sarah Jane Douglas at a home the two shared in Elk Grove. Douglas was found brutally murdered and left face down on the floor, her family told CBS13.


on the run

Cal Fire: Changing Locks At Facilities Across State Unrealistic

Cal Fire officials say that they have made sure to heighten security at the former workplace of wanted murder suspect Orville Fleming.


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Former FBI Profiler Believes Fire Chief Trying To Blend In, Maybe Heading To Mexico

Former FBI agent James Wedick, who has chased his share of fugitives, describes Fleming as dangerous and desperate.