1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
January 28, 2003 00:00
On January 28, 2003, the Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy and determined that Rivers died of a "single gunshot wound to the neck." Investigators believe that the shooting preceded the accident and are exploring the possibility that the shooting may have been drug related.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Detective Steve Ober at (503) 823-4033 or Detective Rich Austria at (503) 823-0449. The Portland Police Bureau does not possess a photograph of Rivers. This is the fourth homicide of 2003.
This investigation is continuing.
Public Information Officer:
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Lt. Mike Marshman