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Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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On the evening of April 17, 1987, a resident on the 3600 block of NE 125th Avenue noticed the victim lying in the street and called 911. The victim, 58-year-old Dionisio Rios, a Hispanic man, had been shot and killed.

The victim was last seen with two unidentified Hispanic men at a North Portland 7-11, driving a 1980 maroon Oldsmobile with California license plates. The vehicle was discovered with blood in the vehicle at 718 NE 64th Avenue soon after Mr. Rios was found.

Dionisio Rios was a Mexican national who had recently arrived in the United States days earlier. An investigation revealed that he had been involved in the Mexican drug trafficking trade.

If you or anyone you know has any information regarding the murder of Dionisio Rios, you are encouraged to contact CrimeStoppers at 503-823-HELP.