Portland Police Arrest Suspect for 2012 Homicide in the Montavilla Neighborhood

February 20, 2013 10:15


Last week, a Multnomah County Grand Jury indicted a Southeast Portland man on murder charges in connection with the October 15, 2012 death of 42-year-old Durell Gee Davis.

Portland Police Homicide detectives arrested 35-year-old Rodney Lamont Jones on January 24, 2013 on a charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Today, Wednesday February 20, 2013, Jones was arraigned on charges of Murder and Felon in Possession of a Firearm (2 counts).

The investigation began on Monday October 15, 2012, at 7:52 p.m., when Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of a shooting at Northeast 92nd Place and Glisan Street.

Officers arrived and located 42-year-old Durell Gee Davis deceased on 92nd Place, just south of Glisan Street. The Oregon State Medical Examiner performed an autopsy and determined that Davis died of a gunshot wound.

Homicide detectives developed information learned in the investigation that resulted in this grand jury indictment.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Erik Kammerer at (503) 823-0762 or Erik.Kammerer@PortlandOregon.gov.


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