UPDATE #2: Portland Police respond to stabbing to stabbing S.E. Portland

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December 31, 2013 18:55

  

The Portland Police Bureau has made an arrest in this case. Domestic Violence Reduction Unit detectives have booked Acension Rosales,a 48-year-old male, at Multnomah County Jail on assault I and attempted murder charges associated with domestic violence.

The victim, Marselia Maldonado-Diaz, a 41-year-old female, is being treated for life-threatening injuries at an area hospital.

There will be no additional updates this evening.

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The Portland Police Bureau's Domestic Violence Reduction Unit is continuing to investigate this morning's stabbing. There is a suspect in custody at this time, however, the investigation is still ongoing. The victim in this incident suffered life-threatening injuries and is currently being treated at an area hospital.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Teresa Uttke at 503-823-0969.

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This morning, December 31st, 2013, at approximately 6:20 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the area of S.E. 142nd Avenue and S.E. Division street on a report of a stabbing. Officers arrived and discovered an adult female had been stabbed.

Medical units arrived and began treating the victim. The victim has been transported to an area hospital. The injury appeared to be serious.

PPB detectives are responding to the scene. It is still early in the investigation. More updates will follow.

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