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The City of Portland, Oregon

Police Bureau

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Phone: 503-823-0000

Fax: 503-823-0342

Non-Emergency: 503-823-3333

1111 S.W. 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Case #83-42107

View KPTV's story on this Cold Case.

On Thursday, May 26, 1983, in the early morning hours, the body of Rose Marie Ouellette, a 33-year-old white female, was found in her apartment at the Evergreen Apartments, located at 1920 N.W. 26th Avenue.  She had been stabbed and due to the condition of her body, it appeared she had been deceased for several days.

The last reported time she was seen alive was late in the evening hours of Thursday, May 19th.  That evening, she had been socializing with friends at Hogart’s Tavern in Northwest Portland, and had left the area and returned to her apartment building.

Witnesses may contact Cold Case Homicide Unit investigators directly at (503) 823-0400. To remain anonymous, witnesses may provide information through Crime Stoppers of Oregon.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Information about unsolved homicides can lead to a reward of up to $2,500 cash. All other unsolved felony crimes are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.

Information learned from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or YouTube should be shared as these tips may lead to the identification of a suspect or suspects. Links can be shared anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

Submit an anonymous tip:

Text CRIMES (274637) - Type 823HELP, followed by the tip.

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Call 503-823-HELP (4357)

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