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September 25, 2006 00:00


On Sunday, September 24, 2006, at 7:51 p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to a “welfare check” call in the 3500 block of Southeast 141st Avenue. Officers arrived and discovered the body of 57-year-old Ronald Lee McClanahan inside the home. Homicide Detectives were called to the scene to initiate an investigation.

On Monday, September 25, 2006, the Multnomah County Medical Examiner performed an autopsy, which determined the cause of death to be blunt force trauma. The Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Brian Grose (503) 823-0757 or Detective Molly Daul at (503) 823-0991.

This investigation is continuing.


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