Update to Nancy Schoeffler Fatal Hit and Run Investigation

Update to Nancy Schoeffler Fatal Hit and Run Investigation

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April 19, 2012 10:00


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Portland Police Bureau Fatal Crash Team investigators have been working with the Oregon State Police Crime Lab to identify the vehicle that struck and killed 63-year-old Nancy Schoeffler (pronounced SHEFF-LER).

The Crime Lab examined evidence collected from the scene and has been able to determine that the vehicle of interest is a 1996 - 2008 black Honda or Acura sedan with damage to the hood and front windshield.

This investigation started on Saturday March 31, 2012, at approximately 11:20 p.m., when Portland Police officers responded to the report of someone lying in the road on in the 2800 block of West Burnside Street. Arriving officers and medical personnel located 63-year-old Nancy Margaret Schoeffler deceased of her injuries.

Traffic investigators have determined that Nancy was crossing West Burnside Street on foot when she was struck by a vehicle that fled the area westbound on Burnside.

Traffic investigators have also learned that shortly after the crash, two women were seen arguing at the QFC parking lot at Southwest Barnes Road and Miller Road, which is 2 miles West of the crash location.

The women are described as two white females in their mid to late 20s, blonde hair, short and stocky, wearing baseball caps, possibly with Portland Timbers logos on the caps.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at www.crimestoppersoforegon.com, text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

Visit http://www.tipsoft.com to download the Crime Stoppers App for the iPhone or Droid.


Ofc. Erik Koppang

Portland Police Bureau

(503) 823-2216




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