Wanted Ector County Fugitive Caught in California

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A dangerous fugitive wanted in Ector County was caught in California.

U.S. Marshal's tracked down 34-year-old Roy Ostergren down at a motel in Oroville, California.

Ostergren is wanted in Ector County for brutally attacking his common law wife on December 12th.

Investigators say he beat her with a baseball bat, wrapped a chain around her neck and drug her behind his truck.

She was taken to the hospital with severe injuries.

But he wasn't done.

Detectives tell NewsWest 9, Ostergren snuck into the hospital and attacked her again.

Ostergren will be brought back to Ector County after making an appearance before a judge in California.