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Police identify Hillsboro stabbing victim; boyfriend sought


Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - PETERSENHillsboro police have identified the woman who was found stabbed to death Friday at the Minter Bridge Square apartments as 24-year-old Aimee Zdrantan, a resident of the complex.

Detectives said Saturday that Zdrantan's boyfriend, Eric Christopher Petersen, 24, is a person of interest in the case, and they asked anyone who knows or sees Petersen to call 9-1-1.

Petersen, who also goes by the name Eric Brown, is 5 foot-11 and weighs approximately 145 pounds; he has reddish-brown hair and blue eyes. Police said he also is wanted on an unrelated arrest warrant for a probation violation, and is considered armed and dangerous.

Zdrantan’s body was found around 11:40 a.m. Friday inside an apartment at the Minter Bridge Square complex, which is located at 1821 S.E. Minter Bridge Road.