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Severly Beaten Man Found Behind Business

May 15, 2007 00:00


On Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at 1:50 am, North Precinct officers were called to the area of North Lombard Street and North Greeley Avenue after a citizen saw a person on the ground behind a business. Officers arrived and discovered 50-year-old Robert Lee Borges unconscious with signs of severe trauma to his head. Because of the severity of the victim’s injuries, Homicide Detectives were called to the scene to conduct an investigation.

Borges injuries are described as life-threatening. Detectives are looking for anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious leading up to the time police were called to the scene. Borges apparently lived a transient lifestyle and was well-known to the area residents.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Cheryl Kanzler at (503) 823-0457 or Detective Ken Whattam at (503) 823-0696.

This investigation is continuing.



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