June 11, 2014 08:05
This afternoon, Tuesday June 10, 2014, Homicide detectives and Criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division located the remains of an adult female on the property located at 3934 Northeast 66th Avenue.
The body will be transported to the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office for a positive identification and an autopsy. Preliminary information indicates that the body is that of 59-year-old Renee Suzanne Sandidge-Crowell.
61-year-old Gary Alan Lewis is now wanted for Murder and detectives are asking for the public's help in locating him.
The PIO is enroute to the scene, ETA 30 minutes.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective Mark Slater, at (503) 823-9319 or Mark.Slater@PortlandOregon.gov, or Detective Erik Kammerer, at (503) 823-0762, or Erik.Kammerer@PortlandOregon.gov.
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Portland Police Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in locating two people associated to 3934 Northeast 66th Avenue.
59-year-old Renee Suzanne Sandidge-Crowell and 61-year-old Gary Alan Lewis both reside at the home and have not been seen since early Saturday morning on June 7, 2014.
Sandidge-Crowell's disappearance is considered suspicious by detectives. Lewis, the homeowner, has not been contacted by police and detectives would like to speak to him regarding the circumstances at his home.
This investigation began on Saturday June 7, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. after officers were called to the residence to do a welfare check. The Portland Police Bureau's Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) served a search warrant at the home on Saturday evening and detectives and criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division are continuing to examine the home for clues to Sandidge-Crowell's disappearance.
Sandidge-Crowell is described as a white female, 5'2" tall, 100 pounds, red hair, and brown eyes.
Lewis is described as a white male, 6'2" tall, 190 pounds, gray hair and a gray beard.
Anyone with information about Sandidge-Crowell's and/or Lewis' whereabouts is asked to immediately call 9-1-1.
Anyone with additional non-emergency information about this case, or who has information about Sandidge-Crowell's and/or Lewis' activities since Saturday morning, is asked to contact either Detective Mark Slater, at (503) 823-9319 or Mark.Slater@PortlandOregon.gov, or Detective Erik Kammerer, at (503) 823-0762, or Erik.Kammerer@PortlandOregon.gov.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204