February 13, 2013 21:50Today, Wednesday February 13, 2013, detectives from the Portland Police Bureau charged four men with the July 2012 murder of 49-year-old Bernard Linton Yarborough in Northeast Portland's King neighborhood.
Arrested for murder related charges:
Aggravated Murder: 21-year-old Ladarius Dashawn Storey Jr.
Murder: 26-year-old Jelani Jabari McClendon
Murder: 21-year-old Byron Lamar Bearyman
Murder: 20-year-old Deandre Money Goudy
Storey has been in custody since September 16, 2012 and Goudy has been in custody since November 16, 2012, both on unrelated charges.
This investigation began on July 19, 2012, at 6:46 p.m., when Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct and the Gang Enforcement Team responded to the report of a shooting in the 5800 block of Northeast 6th Avenue.
Officers arrived in the area located the victim, Bernard Yarborough, suffering from a gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived and transported him to a Portland hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner performed an autopsy the next day and determined that Mr. Yarborough died of a single gunshot wound.
Limited suspect information at the time was that there were at least two African American males in their mid-to-late 20s involved in the shooting.
Homicide detectives continually followed up leads in the case, resulting in today's charges.
At this point, no additional information can be shared as the investigation is continuing.
Anyone with additional information on this case is asked to contact Detective Jim Lawrence at (503) 823-0867 or James.Lawrence@PortlandOregon.gov.
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Sgt. Pete Simpson