1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
August 30, 2002 00:00
Pending the results of the autopsy, detectives have initiated a homicide investigation. Investigators believe the crime occurred between 11:00 p.m. on August 29, 2002, and 8:30 a.m. on August 30, 2002. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Barry Renna at (503) 823-0255 or Detective Stu Winn at (503) 823-0768.
This investigation is continuing.
Update: The victim has been identified as 31-year-old John Pleasant Honaker. The Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death to be "Blunt Force Trauma to the Head". The death has been ruled a homicide.
Sgt. Pete Simpson