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News Release
Death Investigation Becomes Homicide Investigation - 06/20/22

Homicide Detectives have taken over an investigation after a man was found deceased in the Roseway Neighborhood.

On June 20, 2022, officers were dispatched to the 3200 Block of Northeast 81st Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a deceased male. After a preliminary investigation, officers found the victim did not die from natural causes.

Portland’s Homicide Unit has responded to the scene. While detectives conduct this investigation, Northeast 81st Avenue will be closed from Northeast Siskiyou to Northeast Klickitat Street.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Michael Jones at Michael.jones@portlandoregon.gov (503)823-0991 or Detective Michael Schmerber at Michael.schmerber@portlandoregon.gov (503)823-0991.


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