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On Thursday, September 8, 1983, at approximately 9:30 a.m., at the Sea Sands Seafood Market, 8236 SE Belmont, two suspects wearing masks and harmed with handguns entered the store and demanded money from the owners, Joseph George Jaha and his brother.  A struggle ensued, during which Joseph was shot and killed and his brother injured.

The suspects were described as white males; the taller one had dark hair and the shorter one had sandy-colored hair.

If you have information about this homicide, or any other homicide, please call Crime Stoppers at 503-823-HELP.

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