UPDATE: Portland Police Investigating Death of Woman Who Fell from a Pearl District Building

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January 01, 2013 11:45


The woman who died this morning has been identified as 19-year-old Brittany Morgan Hickert of Cornelius, Oregon. Miss Hickert's family has been notified of her death.

The investigation into her death has led detectives to believe that her fall was either accidental or a suicide. Detectives have no reason to believe that anything criminal occurred leading to Miss Hickert's death.



This morning, Tuesday January 1, 2013, at 2:55 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of a woman who fell to her death from the Broadstone Enso Apartments, located at 1400 Northwest Marshall Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and determined that the woman was deceased. Officers contacted several people who directed them to an apartment on the 6th floor of the building. Officers and detectives have interviewed several people who were attending a party at the residence.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the fall and have not reached a conclusion of what happened this morning.

Updates will be provided when they become available.



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