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Portland Police Homicide detectives are continuing to investigate the death of a woman found in Washington Park on Tuesday afternoon.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner performed an autopsy today but has not yet been able to determine a cause of death or the woman's identity. There are no recent missing persons cases that match the physical description of the woman.
The woman is described as a white female, 5'3" tall, 100 pounds, with long black hair. She has no scars, marks or tattoos. The woman was wearing a sweatshirt and detectives have released an exact image of the logo to see if anyone might know the woman.
Anyone with information about the identity of the woman or the circumstances of her death is asked to contact Detective Molly Daul or Detective Rico Beniga. Det. Daul can be reached at (503) 823-0991 and Det. Beniga can be reached at (503) 823-0457.
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This afternoon, Tuesday June 26, 2012, at 2:00 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to assist a City of Portland Park Ranger after the Ranger located the remains of an adult female in Washington Park. The area the body was located at is off of Southwest Jefferson Street, West of the Vista Bridge.
Based on the initial officers observations at the scene, Homicide Detectives, Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division and the Medical Examiner have been called to the scene to begin a death investigation.
At this point, there is not enough information to indicate a cause of death.
Investigators will be processing the scene and the Oregon State Medical Examiner will be conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
No further information is available at this time.
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Sgt. Pete Simpson