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Oxenreider Photo
Oxenreider Photo
Victim of Fire-Related Death Identified (Photo) - 09/06/19

The woman who died on Thursday at the hospital following exposure to a fire in an apartment building has been identified as 26 year-old Sarah Oxenreider. Her family has shared a photograph and has been notified.

This is an active investigation. The Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Division is soliciting tips regarding the circumstances of the fire. If anyone has information about this fire or the circumstances leading up to it, please contact Detective Brad Clifton at (503) 823-0696 or at brad.clifton@portlandpolice.org or Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319 or mark.slater@portlandoregon.gov

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The female who was rescued by Portland Fire & Rescue firefighters from an apartment in the 3900 block of North Albina Street on Sunday, September 1, 2019, has died at an area hospital. The fire was reported at 1:42 a.m. Sunday morning.

The Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Detective Division is collaborating with Arson Investigators from the Portland Fire Bureau and ATF to investigate this death. We are asking for the public's help with tips. If anyone has information about this fire or the circumstances leading up to it, please contact Detective Brad Clifton at (503) 823-0696 or at brad.clifton@portlandpolice.org or Detective Mark Slater at (503) 823-9319 or mark.slater@portlandoregon.gov

The identity of the victim will be released after the autopsy and next of kin are notified. There is no further information for release at this time.

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