January 31, 2010 16:43On January 31st, 2010 at approximately 10:50 A.M., Portland Police Officers responded to a death scene in the area of N.E. 32nd Avenue and N.E. Weidler Street. Detectives are responding to the scene to conduct and investigation. The Portland Police PIO is responding as well. The media can stage at N.E. 32nd Avenue and N.E. Weidler Street. We will provide updates as the investigation progresses.
At approximately 10:50 A.M. today, a Portland Police officer working in North Precinct, was flagged down by a passerby about an unresponsive man lying near N.E. 32nd Avenue and N.E. Weidler Street. The officer went to check on the subject and discovered the individual to be deceased. Portland Police Bureau Detectives responded to the scene, as well as a representative of the Medical Examiner's Office.
The case is currently under investigation. An autopsy will be performed tomorrow. We will continue to provide additional updates as more information becomes available.
Sgt. Pete Simpson