Portland Police Investigating Possible Suicide in Downtown Portland

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April 29, 2013 18:50


This afternoon, Monday April 29, 2013, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of a man who jumped from the roof of the Nines Hotel and landed on Southwest Morrison Street.

The Nines Hotel is located at 525 Southwest Morrison Street.

Portland Police and Portland Fire & Rescue arrived and determined that the man was deceased.

Southwest Morrison Street is closed from 5th to 6th Avenues as officers conduct a death investigation.

No further information is available at this time.

Help is available for community members struggling from a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts. Suicide is preventable.

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has an urgent walk-in clinic, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., 7 days a week. Payment is not necessary.

If you or someone you know needs help with suicidal thoughts or is otherwise in an immediate mental health crisis, please visit Cascadia or call (503) 963-2575.

Lines for Life is available 24 hours a day at (503) 972-3456.



Media Relations:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Desk: 503-823-0830
Pager: 503-790-1779

Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204