Update:Man stabbed dies at hospital

Update:Man stabbed dies at hospital

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January 14, 2012 20:15


Update: Portland Police Homicide Detectives have arrested 43-year-old Steven Ray Abbett in the stabbing death of 49-year-old Scott Allen Brehm. Abbett has been charged with Murder and lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center in downtown Portland.

Abbett and Brehm were domestic partners. No additional details are available at this time.

###Original Message###

On Friday, January 13, 2012 at 5:04 p.m. Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of Southeast 101st Avenue and Foster. Arriving officer located an adult man who had been stabbed.

Officers called for Portland Fire and AMR ambulance to treat the man. The victim was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The man died at the hospital.

Homicide detectives and the Forensic Evidence Division have been called to the scene and are conducting the investigation.

PIO is on scene and once media arrive on scene there will be a press briefing at the intersection of 101st and Southeast Foster.


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