Portland Arson Suspect Found Deceased
With the help of the public and other agency partners, PF&R Arson Investigators identified the serial arson suspect from a string of fires on the morning of 9/20/23. The suspect’s identify became known and was confirmed on Friday afternoon. This information was released internally to local law enforcement agencies within the region. PPB officers responded to a deceased male on 9/24/23 who was identified as Fredy Javier Pareves-Kancab (08-19-1988). PPB officers recognizing the name, contacted the Arson Investigations Unit with this information.
This suspect had a recent history of arson in the region. There were 14 confirmed fires started by the suspect last week in Portland. Additionally, the